Gordon Theodore William UPHAM

UPHAM, Gordon Theodore William

Service Number: 1275
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Exmouth, England, 1896
Home Town: Victoria Park, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Carlisle, Western Australia, 13 August 1942, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery & Crematorium, Western Australia
Anglican area, Section LB, Grave 0573
Memorials: East Victoria Park Bickford Young Mens Club HR, Victoria Park War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

1 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, 1275, 10th Light Horse Regiment, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '3' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Hororata embarkation_ship_number: A20 public_note: ''
1 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, 1275, 10th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Hororata, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Thomas Upham and Sarah Jane Upham nee Hoare of Leake Street, Victoria  Park, WA.

During 1921c Gordon married Dorothy Gladys Stephens in Perth, WA

21 June 1915 - enlisted at Perth, WA with the 10th Light Horse Regiment with the rank of Private

9 March 1916 - transferred to the 51st Battalion as Trumpeter

15 April 1916- transferred to the 10th Light Horse Regiment with the rank of Trooper

2 February 1918 - transferred to the Army Medical Corps

19 February 1918 - transferred to the 2nd Australian Stationery Hospital

17 August 1919 - return to Australia aboard HT Duluce Castle

Medals: 1914-1915 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

16 October 1919 - discharged at the 5th Military District