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Arthur Edward SOUTHAM

Regimental number450
Date of birth11 August 1891
Place of birthGoodwood, South Australia
SchoolGoodwood Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSalesman
AddressKillicoat Street, North Unley, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinBrother, S Southam, Killicoat Street, North Unley, South Australia
Enlistment date28 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Machine Gun Company
FateReturned to Australia 21 April 1919
Discharge date25 June 1918
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Gallipoli, France. Wounded, Somme sector, 5 November 1916; invalided to Middlesex War Hospital, England.

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