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Robert Percival Witham

Robert Percival Witham

Male 1894 - 1915  (Age: 21)    Has 12 ancestors but no descendants in our family tree.


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  • Name Robert Percival Witham 
    Born 1894  Omeo, Victoria, AustraliaFind all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 19 Aug 1914  Eastern Hill, Victoria, AustraliaFind all individuals with events at this location 
    • Serviceman 721, Robert signed up for service in the 6th Australian Imperial Force. However, he was reported "Missing" on 25 April 1915 in Gallipoli. At a Court of Enquiry on 24 April 1916, he was declared "Killed in Action". His Military Service records can be found at the National Archives of Australia. The full story of the Gallipoli Peninsula Landings and the Anzacs, can be found here.
    Died 25 Apr 1915  Gallipoli Peninsula, TurkeyFind all individuals with events at this location 
    WITHAM, Robert Percival (1894-1915)

    This article was published in The Bairnsdale Advertiser on 24 April 2015 as part of their Anzac Supplement.
    Buried
    CWGC Commemoration: Witham, Robert Percival (1915)
    CWGC Commemoration: Witham, Robert Percival (1915)
    Missing, declared "Killed in Action"
    Plot: Panel 27.
    Siblings 6 siblings 
    Person ID I6491  Mitchell Families
    Last Modified 28 May 2008 

    Father John Witham (ID:I1949)
              b. 1858, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1923, Wonthaggi, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65) 
    Mother Mary Phoebe Ellen Richmond (ID:I6482)
              b. 1862, Ovens River, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1930, Wonthaggi, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68) 
    Married 1890  Victoria, AustraliaFind all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 7 children 
    Family ID F1708  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1894 - Omeo, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - 19 Aug 1914 - Eastern Hill, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Apr 1915 - Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey Link to Google Earth
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