Stanley WITHAM

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WITHAM, Stanley

Service Number: 427
Enlisted: 20 August 1914, Enlisted at Albert Park, Victoria, Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 59th Infantry Battalion
Born: London, England, 1892
Home Town: Albert Park, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Driver
Died: Killed In Action, France, 19 July 1916
Cemetery: Ration Farm Military Cemetery, la Chapelle-D'Armentieres
Plot V1, Row I, Grave 47, Ration Farm Military Cemetery, La Chapelle-D'armentieres, Lille, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

20 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 427, Enlisted at Albert Park, Victoria, Australia
21 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 427, 5th Infantry Battalion
21 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 427, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Orvieto, Melbourne
19 Jul 1916: Involvement Corporal, SN 427, 59th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 59th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Previously served in the Royal Field Artillery, British Army

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