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Edward James FURSE

Regimental number1272
Place of birthOvingham, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMrs C Thorn, Close Street, Birkenhead, South Australia
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Philip and Mary FURSE
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of deathRoyal Adelaide Hospital
Age at death54
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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