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Christmas Bert BASSHAM

Regimental number4060
Place of birthPort Broughton, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressWaikerie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Elizabeth Bassham, Waikerie, South Australia
Enlistment date29 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 November 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6607 Lance Corporal Henry Bond BASSHAM MM, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 May 1978

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