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James Henry KINGHAM

Regimental number1710
Place of birthWindsor, Victoria
SchoolPrahran and St Kilda State Schools, Victoria
AddressWindsor, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 3.5"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie E Kingham, 101 Union Street, Windsor, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 January 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular'Very fond of sport of all description. Took part in social matters[,] being a trustee of a Friendly Society.' (details from mother)
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 30), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard Wade and Mary Elizabeth KINGHAM, 101 Union Street, Windsor, Victoria. Native of Prahran, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 60th Bn, Ferry Post, 26 May 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Killed in action, 19 July 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, KINGHAM James Henry
Red Cross File No 1520408

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