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Maynard BASHAM

Regimental number4141
Place of birthTinonee New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Tinonee, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressTinonee, Manning River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Basham, Tinonee, Manning River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAwarded the Military Medal.
FateDied of wounds 6 April 1918
Place of death or woundingAlbert, France
Date of death6 April 1918
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialGezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
139
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Tinonee Church of England Cemetery, New South Wales. Parents: Reuben and Elizabeth BASHAM, Tinonee, Manning River, New South Wales~
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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