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Edward BACKWELL

Regimental number7473
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs B Backwell, Salisbury Railway Station, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date17 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll17473
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 October 1918
Date of death30 August 1956
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium

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