William Robert (Bruz) WAREHAM


WAREHAM, William Robert

Service Number: SX8658
Enlisted: 12 July 1940, Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Quorn, SA, 6 December 1914
Home Town: Prospect, Prospect, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Metal machinist
Died: Died of wounds, New Guinea, 18 December 1943, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Colonel Light Gardens St Therese Catholic Church - Stations of the Cross
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World War 2 Service

12 Jul 1940: Involvement Corporal, SN SX8658, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
12 Jul 1940: Enlisted Adelaide, SA
12 Jul 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX8658, Adelaide, South Australia
13 Jul 1940: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX8658, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
18 Dec 1943: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Corporal, SN SX8658, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion, New Guinea - Huon Peninsula / Markham and Ramu Valley /Finisterre Ranges Campaigns

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

AWM Roll of Honour Extract


Service Number: SX8658

Rank: Acting Corporal

Unit: 2/43rd Battalion (Infantry)

Service: Australian Army

Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Date of death: 18 December 1943

Place of death: New Guinea

Cause of death: Died of wounds

Cemetery or memorial details: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Bomana, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Source: AWM147 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, 2nd AIF (Australian Imperial Force) and CMF (Citizen Military Force)