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Edward Oliver HEATH

Regimental number6518
Place of birthLal Lal near Ballarat, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoach driver
AddressCurdies Siding, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W G Heath, Curdies Siding, Victoria
Enlistment date16 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe had been envolved in heavy fighting and was No. 1 Machine Gunner.
FateDied of wounds 13 October 1918
Age at death20.7
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block S, Plot II, Row V, Grave No. 10), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents:P William and Mary HEATH, Curdie's river, Victori
Family/military connectionsHe was brother to Leslie Heath who is also deceased and to William George Heath.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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