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William Francis HAM

Regimental number4452
Place of birthClunes, Victoria
SchoolClunes State School, Clunes, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressMary Ham, Nerrin Crescent, Wonthaggi, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs, Mary Ham, Nerrin Crescent, Wonthaggi, Victoria
Enlistment date5 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBuried Arnos Vale Cemetery, Bristol, England. Particulars of Grave No. 733.
FateDied of wounds 23 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death43
Age at death from cemetery records43
Place of burialBristol (Arno's Vale) Cemetery (Grave No. 733), Gloucestershire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
96
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of John HAM
Family/military connectionsHad one brother and two step sons on active service in France
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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