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Martin LAPHAM

Regimental number221
Place of birthWaratah, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressWaratah, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Lapham, Waratah, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date3 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death19.6
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialPoelcapelle British Cemetery (Plot XXXIII, Row F, Grave No. 10), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary LAPHAM, Waratah, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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