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Walter Vincent STONEHAM

Regimental number10091
Place of birthWaverley, New South Wales
SchoolWilliam Street Superior Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMercantile reporter
Address30 Edgecliff Road, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 7.5"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinFather, E Stoneham, 30 Edgecliff Road, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Place of enlistmentWarwick Farm, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 17 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 24 June 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of fate incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as 27 July 1917.
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
18
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: E. and Matilda STONEHAM. Native of Woollahra, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother of Pte Phillip Raphael Stoneham killed at Lone Pine 7th August 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt

Died of pulmonary tuberculosis and haemoptisis, No 4 Australian General Hospital, Randwick, 17 August 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 August 1916
Place of burialWaverley Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, STONEHAM Walter Vincent

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