Frederick Ross James, RAN

Born  23 Jul 1903Camberwell, Melbourne, Victoria Australia
Died  20 Jul 1975(71)Clifton Springs near Geelong, Victoria

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1 Jan 1921 Mid.
1 May 1923 A/S.Lt
1 Dec 1923 S.Lt
1 Nov 1925 Lt.
1 Jan 1927 Cadet
1 Nov 1933 Lt.Cdr.
13 Feb 1942 A/Cdr.
31 May 1958 Cdr. (emergency)

Retired: 23 Jul 1963


13 Jul 1957 OBE

Warship Commands listed for Frederick Ross James, RAN

HMS Kanimbla (F 23)A/Cdr.Armed Merchant Cruiser2 Feb 194329 Jul 1943

Career information

Transferred to the Emergency List on 23 July 1950.

Acting Commander Frederick Ross James was born at Camberwell, Melbourne, Victoria Australia on the 23rd July 1903. Parents-Charles Frederick James and Charlotte Maidment Kent. He married Claudina Callaway in 1932. His only son Henry Sandeman James was born in Woollahra, Sydney, NSW, Australia in 1936.

Frederick Ross James died at Clifton Springs near Geelong, Victoria on the 20th July 1975. He is buried in the Drysdale near Geelong, cemetery.

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