John James BALES

BALES, John James

Service Number: 1887
Enlisted: 18 June 1915, Brisbane, Qld.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion
Born: Maryborough, Qld., 23 January 1897
Home Town: Torbanlea, Fraser Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Torbanlea State School
Occupation: Miner
Died: 29 January 1961, aged 64 years, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Mount Thompson Memorial Gardens & Crematorium, Queensland
Memorials: Shire of Howard Roll of Honour, Torbanlea State School Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1887, 25th Infantry Battalion, Brisbane, Qld.
16 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1887, 25th Infantry Battalion
16 Aug 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1887, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kyarra, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Benjamin BALES and Elizabeth nee LENG, Torbanlea Creek, Maryborough, Queensland