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Henry Gordon EASTHAM

Regimental number669
Place of birthCarlton, Victoria
SchoolFaraday Street and Rathdown Street State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address37 Mater Street, Colingwood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, 37 Mater Street, Coliingwood, Victoria
Previous military service63rd Battalion, East Melbourne
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Member of 63rd Ballation Football team and in Patrol Leader of Second Carlton Scouts. The first Carlton Scout to offer his life for his Country." Details from Mother.
FateDied of wounds 14 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death14 May 1915
Age at death19.4
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 147), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Margaret AFFLECK (formerly EASTHAM), 113 King William Street, Fitzroy, Victoria, and Thomas AFFLECK (stepfather)
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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