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Edward Mercer FUNSTON

Regimental number1701
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
Address24 Kooyong Road, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Edward Funston, 27 Claremont Avenue, Malvern, Victoria
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 8 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917

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