Emile Rathdowney STATHAM

STATHAM, Emile Rathdowney

Service Number: Q112027
Enlisted: 5 July 1941
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: Royal Australian Engineers
Born: Rathdowney, Queensland, 15 February 1913
Home Town: Ayr, Burdekin, Queensland
Schooling: Unknown
Occupation: Cane Cutter/Field Worker
Died: Illness, Ayr, Queensland, 20 July 2009, aged 96 years
Cemetery: Ayr Cemetery, Queensland
Grave 1498C
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World War 2 Service

5 Jul 1941: Involvement Sapper, SN Q112027
5 Jul 1941: Enlisted Australian Army, Royal Australian Engineers
9 Jun 1942: Discharged Australian Army, Sapper

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Emile Rathdowney STATHAM was born in Rathdowney, Queensland on 15th February, 1913

His parents were Richard Herbert STATHAM & Emily Artwenett LE VEUVRE

He married Gloria Monica STANLEY on 25th October, 1941 in Queensland

Emile died on 20th July, 2009 in Ayr, Queensland is buried in the Ayr Cemetery, Grave 1498C - late of the Lower Burdekin Home for the Aged, Ayr.

He served with the Royal Australian Engineers, Civil Construction Corp (11 Field Coy)