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Edward Joseph BAMBLETT

Regimental number458
Date of birth10 March 1893
Place of birthDevenish, Victoria
SchoolDevenish West State School. No. 1512, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressDevenish, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs K Bamblett, Devenish, Victoria
Enlistment date19 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 2, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 September 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 6), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Daniel and Catherine Bamblett, Devenish, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalWar Service: England, France, Belgium. Died of wounds received on 20 September 1917 at Ypres

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