James Ball

52nd Infantry Battalion, AIF

Sergeant, Regimental No. 597

Died of wounds, 26 September 1917, Poperinghe, Belgium.

Biographical Details  

Born: abt. 1894 at London, London, England.

Father: Frederick BALL,

Mother: Maria Naomi WRIGHT.

Marital Status: Single.

Education: LCC Boarding School, London SE, England.

Occupation: Labourer

Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 3 January 1916 at Rockhampton, QLD.

Address at Enlistment: Mackay, QLD.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

16 May, 1916 with 41st  Battalion, C Company at Sydney, NSW on Ship H.M.A.T. A64 "Demosthenes".

Cause of Death: Died of Wounds on

26 September 1917 while serving with

52nd  Battalion at 17th Casualty Clearing Station, Poperinghe, Belgium at the age of 22 years.

Burial place: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, Belgium, Portion XXV, Row D,

Grave No: 10.

Next of Kin:  Father, Frederick Ball, 2 York Terrace, Astbury Road, Queen Road, Peckham, London, England.

Religion: Church of England.


Commemorative Details


Panel 154 ,  Australian War Memorial;

Finch Hatton Digger Memorial;

Finch Hatton Railway Station Honour Board;

Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Board.


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