The AIF Project

Edward Wareham EAMES

Regimental number6907
Place of birthPetersham, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolNewtown State School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSans Souci, NSW
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Walter Frederick Eames, 158A Phillip Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 16 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Great Great Grandson of Rev. R Cartwright who landed here in 1808. Great Grandson of Commander Richard Sadleir, R.N., landed here 1826, appointed Commissioner of Aboriginies, 1827. Grandson of Captain R.L. James, N.M. Chapman, Sydney, landed here 1850. Only remaining son of W.J. James (The last of his family name)." Details from Father.
FateDied of wounds 11 November 1918
Place of death or woundingJoncourt, France
Age at death19
Place of burialTerlincthun British Cemetery (Plot X, Row D, Grave No. 33), Wimille, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Alice EAMES, "Arthbert", Rocky Point Road, Sans Souci, New South Wales. Native of Petersham, New South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousin: Capt. Noel Biden, died Mudros, December, 1915. Cousin: Sergeant Will Biden, killed in France about August, 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format