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Edward FREEMAN

Regimental number556
Date of birth--/08/1884
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
AddressDooen, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Madge Freeman, c/o Clay, Freeman, Franklin Wharf, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF8
Promotion date: 5 August 1916

QMR & HON LT


Unit: INF8
Promotion date: 5 August 1917

QMR & HON CAPT


Unit: INF8

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Work on 9-11 August 1918.
Recommendation date: 25 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 13 July 1919

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