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Edward Joseph HITCHINS

Regimental number88
Place of birthMacksville New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTank sinker
AddressLongreach, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Edward Hitchins, Alderley, Stroud, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2188
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918

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