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David James HOUNSHAM

Regimental number6850
Place of birthCrondall, Hampshire, Engalnd
SchoolEast Worldham Hampshire Village School, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBusselton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, H. Hounsham, Lowerfroyle, Hampshire, England
Enlistment date29 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of disease at 58th Casualty Clearing Station, France.
FateDied of disease 23 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialLonguenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 82), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
62
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Mary HOUNSHAM, Lower Froyle, Alton, Hampshire, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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