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Edward HANDS

Regimental number1692
Place of birthWinchelsea, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWinchelsea, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lavina Hands, 60 Yarra Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Enlistment date24 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Ian Marr
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 July 1944
Age at death76
Place of burialWinchelsea Cemetery, Victoria

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