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William Keith ELTHAM

Regimental number1982
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolQueens College, Hobart, Tasmania
Other trainingTechnical School, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
Address297 Murray Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, W C Eltham, 297 Murray Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollNIG
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"He represented Tasmania in Cricket against England, South Africa, Victoria and New South Wales. He was a cartoonist and black and white sketches. Some of his works were published in Australian Newspapers and W Beans Book." Details from Father.
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row N, Grave No. 10), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William C. and Jenny C. ELTHAM, 156 Park Street, Hobart, Tasmania

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