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George Maxwell MARKHAM

Regimental number3835
Place of birthLochinvar, West Maitland, New South Wales
SchoolLochinvar Catholic School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Height5' 8"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinSister in Law, Agnes Markham, 48 Unwin Bridge Road, St Peters, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Militia (Volunteers) for 6 years; discharged.
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Unit name13th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 August 1917
Age at death27
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row D, Grave No 22), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Martin and Julia MARKHAM
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4143 Pte Clarence Vaughan MARKHAM, 1st Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 1 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 22 December 1915, on board HT 'Suevic'.

Taken on strength, 13th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 4 March 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 1 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 8 June 1916.

Wounded in action, Belgium, 10 June 1917 (shell wound, fractured right leg); admitted to 3rd Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne, 16 June 1917 (leg amputated); transferred to England, 16 June 1917, and admitted same day to No 2 Auxiliary Hospital, Southall.

Collapsed, 10 August 1917, following amputation of leg; died, 10 August 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.

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