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Ernest Augustine MARKHAM

Regimental number2636
Place of birthGrenfell, New South Wales
SchoolDarbys Falls Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWheelwright
AddressGrenfell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, E Markham, Cowra, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun
FateDied of wounds 4 January 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block O, Plot IV, Row I, Grave No. 4), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
178
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edmund and Rebecca MARKHAM, Darby's Falls, New South Wales. Native of Grenfell, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName entered on Embarkation Roll as Ernest Augustine MARKHAM.

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