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Kenneth David HYAM

Regimental number2158
Place of birthNowra, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Nowra, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarter
AddressNowra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs F Hyam, Nowra, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Place of burialEstaples Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row E, Grave No. 15A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
85
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Nowra Cemetery, New South Wales. Parents: Michael (d. 14 June 1929, aged 65; bu Nowra) and Florence HYAM, Terara, via Nowra, New South Wales. Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action, 5 August 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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