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Benjamin Hargreaves WITHAM

Regimental number1123
Place of birthManchester England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressBox 65, Warrnambool PO, Warrnambool, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, B Witham, Spring Gardens, Warrnambool, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 December 1984
Age at death89
Place of burialLake Bolac Cemetery, Victoria

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