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Edward BALL

Regimental number3689
Place of birthBolton, Lancashire, England
SchoolRose Hill Congregational School, Bolton, Lancs., England
Age on arrival in Australia27
AddressWollnough Road, Semaphore, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs A J Ball, Bolton, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 03-4 September 1916
Date of death03-4 September 1916
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 1 (Plot VII, Row E, Grave No. 14), Beaumont-Hamel, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mrs Ann Jane and the late Alexander Ball, 16 Preston Street, Bolton, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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