Walter Martin (Jack) LATHAM


LATHAM, Walter Martin

Service Number: 2063
Enlisted: 4 March 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Preston, Lancashire, England, 1885
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Croft Street Wesleyan School, Preston
Occupation: Sailor
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Turkey, 3 August 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot II, Row G, Grave 1
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

4 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2063, 10th Infantry Battalion, Adelaide, South Australia
20 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2063, 10th Infantry Battalion
20 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2063, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Served under the alias of Jack Latham but was born Walter Martin LATHAM in 1885 in Preston, Lancashire, England

His parents were John LATHAM & Elizabeth MARTIN