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Edward Charles HITCHINGS

Regimental number5804
Place of birthGlostershire England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressYarra, Lilydale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Richard Hitchings, Shooters Hill Farm, Ewen, Cirencester, Gloucester, England
Enlistment date28 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Second entry first did not match

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