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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Edward Harvey STATHAM

Born 27 July 1880 in Rio de Janiro, Brazul [30]
Son of John Richard and Alice Maud STATHAM of Cheshire, England [17]
Contractor in Carnamah, Western Australia prior to enlisting in the Australian Imperial Force on 26 August 1914 [30: item 8060935] [35]
Upon enlistment he was 5 feet 6½ inches tall, weighed 128 pounds and had brown eyes, black hair and a dark complexion [30]
After training at Blackboy Hill he was on 6 October 1914 appointed to the Australian Imperial Force's 11th Battalion [30]
Private 104 in the Australian Imperial Force's 11th Battalion in Alexandria, Egypt and on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey [30]
Killed in Action shortly after landing upon the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey on 25 April 1915 [30]
He was initially listed as Missing in Action until a Court of Inquiry found him to have been Killed in Action on 25 April 1915 [30]
Memorialised on the Lone Pine Memorial at the Lone Pine Cemetery on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey [17]
His name also appears on Carnamah's Roll of Honour and the Carnamah War Memorial[35]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Edward Harvey Statham' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 8 July 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/edward-harvey-statham [sources]




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