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Edgar Wilson HAW

Regimental number55393
Date of birth25 July 1896
Place of birthMitiamo, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressWanurp via Mitiamo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 6"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFather, E Haw, Wanurp via Mitiamo, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 April 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 April 1918
Place of enlistmentBendigo, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 July 1918
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Australian Motor Transport Section
FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919
Discharge date7 October 1919
Other details

War service: embarked Sydney, 17 July 1918; disembarked London, England, 27 September 1918, and marched in to 1st Training Bn, Fovant.

Transferred to Australian Army Service Corps Details, 30 November 1918, and marched out to AASC Training Depot.

Proceeded overseas to France, marched in to ASC Details, and proceeded to 6th Australian Motor Transport Company, 29 January 1919; taken on strength, 2 February 1919.

Detached for duty with Australian War Records Section, 9 February 1919; detached from duty, and marched out to rejoin unit, 8 April 1919.

Transferred to 2nd Australian Motor Transport Section, 24 May 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Argyllshire', 1 August 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 22 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 7 October 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death21 September 1968
Age at death72
Place of burialKyambram Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, HAW Edgar Wilson

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