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William Patrick MARKHAM

Regimental number1235
Date of birth9 November 1896
Place of birthCoogee, New South Wales
SchoolChristian Brothers' School, Lewisham, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationApprentice carpenter
Address154 Denison Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Michael Markham, 154 Denison Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 626 Pte Frederick Thomas MARKHAM, 20th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action, France, 29 October 1916.

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

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