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Edward Castle OLDHAM

Date of birth8 August 1876
Place of birthGawler, South Australia
SchoolPrince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Mrs J Oldham, 'Wyandra', Hackney, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMother, Mrs Julia Oldham, 'Wyandra', Hackney, South Australia
Previous military service78th Infantry
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name10th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 12), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William John and Julia OLDHAM; husband of Elsie S. OLDHAM, 49 Bakewell Road, St Peters, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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