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Edward Henry Smith BALLARD

Regimental number5034
Place of birthNarrabri New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBloomfield Street, Gunnedah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Ballard, Bloomfield Street, Gunnedah, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4730 Pte Harold Archurt Smith BALLARD, 54th Bn, killed in action, 19-20 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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