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Edwin Oscar HABICH

Regimental number6922
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
OccupationCarpenter's improver
AddressLobethal, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 8"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E A Habich, Lobethal, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 12 months in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date29 August 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Discharge date10 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Frankfurt', 1 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 10 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 November 1960
Age at death62
Place of burialEnfield Memorial Park, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, HABICH Edwin Oscar

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