James KINROSS

KINROSS, James

Service Number: 3169
Enlisted: 16 September 1916, Enlisted at Kalgoolie, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 51st Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 12 March 1878
Home Town: Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: 31 March 1926, aged 48 years, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

16 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3169, 51st Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Kalgoolie, WA
23 Dec 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3169, 51st Infantry Battalion
23 Dec 1916: Embarked Private, SN 3169, 51st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Fremantle
6 May 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 3169, 51st Infantry Battalion, Discharged at Perth, WA as medically unfit due to Chronic Nephritis and Anaemic

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of James Kinros and Johanna (nee Falls) Kinross; brother of May Kinross, Margaret Kinross, John Kinross and Albert Charles Kinross

24 Januaray 1918 - returned to Australia on board the Karoola, this is not certain as orginally he was destined to return on the Dunluce Castle

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

His family lost contact with after returning to Australia, place of death is unknown. Prior to enlisted his address was Crown Hotel, Kalgoolie, WA. Most of his family resided in in South Australia

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