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Ernest Oldham

Name on Board E Oldham
Name on Service
Records
Ernest  Oldham
Enlistment Age 26
Occupation Fitter and Turner
Place of Birth Not available
Next of Kin J A Oldham
Address 109 Hanmer St, Williamstown, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 18/09/1914
Service No. 1162
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 22/12/1914
Embarkation Ship HMAT Themistocles A32
Unit on Embarkation 7th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 27/06/1918
Unit on Death 7th Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Corporal
Cause of Death KIA
Place of Wounding/
Death
Strazeele, France
Cemetery or Memorial Borre British Cemetery, Hazebrouck, Nord Pas de Calais, France
83 Cpl E Oldham v
Additional Information

Ernest Oldham sailed with the Second Convoy of 19 ships which departed from Albany, Western Australia on 31 December 1914.

He wrote to his sister describing their arrival at Gallipoli, of how he was wounded and his evacuation to the hospital at Heliopolis.

Group portrait of the members of the 2nd Brigade, Locre, Belgium, 20 February 1918: Australian War Memorial Photo E01822

Additional References

Williamstown Chronicle, Saturday 19 June 1915, p2

Australian War Memorial Photo E01822

The National Anzac Centre, Albany, Western Australia

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