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William MAKEHAM

Regimental number95
Date of birth--/09/1891
Place of birthGippsland, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressLoch, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Makeham, Loch, Victoria
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 5 MG Btn
Promotion date: 19 December 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: 5 MG Btn
Promotion date: 19 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth MAKEHAM
Other details

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

Date of death2 June 1941
Age at death48
Place of burialunable to read (died: Geelong, Victoria)

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