The AIF Project


Regimental number454
Place of birthBrunswick, Victoria
SchoolAscot Vale and Hawthorn State Schools, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address34 Park Grove, Burnley, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Henry Marchan, 34 Park Grove, Burnley, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Yarra Borderers AMF for 2 years and Senior Cadets previously.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was one of the first to join the original 6th Battn.
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Sarah MARCHAM (nee Southwick), 34 Park Grove, Burnley, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

Print format    

© The AIF Project 2024, UNSW Canberra. Not to be reproduced without permission.