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Edward Ernest Fordham

Male 1895 - 1945  (49 years)


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  • Name Edward Ernest Fordham 
    Nickname known as Ern 
    Born 23 Dec 1895  Richmond Victoria Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 02 Feb 1945  Toorak Victoria Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cremation 04 Feb 1945  Fawkner Crematorium Melbourne Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Memorial at The Necropolis, Springvale
    Melaleuca - Rose Tree Garden M7 Bed 2 Rose 15 
    WW1 service Refer histories 
    Notes 
    • #3469 Enlisted on 28 July 1915. Unit 11 of 5th Batt. 1918 4th Machine gun Batt.

      (Of interest is that a soldier Ernest Fordham was killed in action on 25 July 1916 at Pozieres. Mrs Fordham received notice of this by cable).

      WW1 service in Europe. Taken from his own hand-written notes. Left Australia: 11 October 1915. Arrived Egypt: 5 November 1915. Left Egypt: 28 March 1916. Arrived France: 4 April 1916. Wounded 8 July 1916. Went to England: 11 July 1916. Operation: 20 July 1916. Returned to France: 11 January ? Leave to England: 29 January ? Returned on: 17 Feb 1918. Sick on 21 March 1918. Sent to England: 29 ? 1918. Sick leave: 14 to 29 April 1918. Returned to France 22 ?

      # 3468 Pte, 4th Mach Gun Battalion 27/7/1915 RTA 5/4/1919
    Person ID I63  Stanley Low | Branch historian, Bruce Fordham
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2010 

    Father Henry Alexander Fordham,   b. 24 May 1868, Sandford Victoria Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 May 1921, Richmond Victoria Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Anna Belle Ward,   b. 15 Jul 1869, Ballarat West, Victoria Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1928, Camberwell, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 18 Jul 1895  Richmond Victoria Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F24  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Blanche Eugenie Clift,   b. 06 Sep 1894, North Melbourne Victoria Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1983, Armadale Victoria Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 06 Apr 1922  St Marks, Fitzroy Victoria Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. B.E. Fordham
    Photos
    St Mark's Fitzroy Melbourne Australia
    St Mark's Fitzroy Melbourne Australia
    Elijah and Ann Jane Clift married here on 8 Sep 1869.

    Ern and Blanche Fordham married here on 6 Apr 1922.
    Fordham wedding group 1922
    Fordham wedding group 1922
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    Blanche Fordham
    Blanche Fordham
    With baby Bruce 1931
    Ern Fordham aged 28
    Ern Fordham aged 28
    Fordham wedding 1922
    Documents
    Ern and Blanche Fordham Marriage Certificate
    Ern and Blanche Fordham Marriage Certificate
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2008 
    Family ID F23  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Fordham Coat of Arms
    Fordham Coat of Arms
    Edward Ernest Fordham
    Edward Ernest Fordham
    Ern Fordham aged 48
    Ern Fordham aged 28
    Ern Fordham aged 28
    Fordham wedding 1922
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

    Histories
    E E Fordham WW1 service
    E E Fordham WW1 service


  

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