Robert Henry JAMES

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JAMES, Robert Henry

Service Number: 7509
Enlisted: 4 August 1917, Place of enlistment - Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 4th Divisional Ammunition Column
Born: Bairnsdale, Victoria, 1891
Home Town: Bairnsdale, East Gippsland, Victoria
Schooling: Trinity Grammar School, Kew Melbourne and Dookie Agricultural College
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died Of Wound, Killed In Action, France, 29 September 1918
Cemetery: Templeux-le-Guerard British Cemetery
Plot II, Row F, Grave 37 Headstone Inscription "OUR DEAR BOB HE WILL STAY CLOSE BESIDE ME", Templeux-le-Guerard British Cemetery, Templeux-le-Guerard, Picardie, France, Bellicourt British Cemetery, Bellicourt, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

4 Aug 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 7509, 7th Infantry Battalion, Place of enlistment - Melbourne, Victoria
4 Aug 1917: Embarked Private, SN 7509, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
29 Sep 1918: Involvement Gunner, SN 7509, 4th Divisional Ammunition Column

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Biography contributed by Daryl Jones

Son of Charles and Catherine JAMES. Born in Victoria, Australia.