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Owen Ernest Hugh BINGHAM

Regimental number373
Place of birthUlverstone, Tasmania
ReligionProtestant
OccupationFarmer
AddressCentral Castra, Ulverstone, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, T. Bingham, Central Castra, Ulverstone, Tasmania
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Not awarded.
Recommendation date: 16 October 1915

Unspecified


Killed in action
Recommendation date: 16 August 1916

FateKilled in Action 4 August 1916
Date of death4 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 48), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
3
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Louisa Adelaide BINGHAM, Ulverstone, Tasmania. Native of Spalford, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 372 Pte Thomas Eardley BINGHAM, 6th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 24 September 1918.
Other details

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

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