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Harold Blythe MARKHAM

Regimental number3837
Place of birthTamworth, New South Wales
SchoolTamworth High School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressHill Street, Tamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, E George Markham, Hill Street, Tamworth, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGood all round sports person.
FateKilled in Action 27 April 1918
Place of death or woundingAlbert, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Lucy MARKHAM, Hill Street, Tamworth, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 12903 Pte Henry Herbert MARKHAM, 1-5 Field Butchery, returned to Australia, 21 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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