The AIF Project

William Henry LATHAM

Regimental number1794
Place of birthTarcutta, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressWagga, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMargaret Latham, Wagga, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 10 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied at Heloplis Palace Hospital in Egypt.
FateDied of wounds 24 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 60), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
29
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Esther LATHAM; husband of Margaret LATHAM, Fox Street, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format