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Edward Ernest GOOLD

Regimental number2837
Place of birthUlverstone Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSprent, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, George Goold, Sprent, Tasmania
Enlistment date14 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 June 1916
Date of death12 June 1916
Place of burialEstaires Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row S, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Family/military connectionsBrother: 669 Lance Corporal Allan Roy GOOLD, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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