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Eric Ward IRVINE

Regimental number7028
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
SchoolHamett's College Prahran
Other trainingSandringham Naval Cadets
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLaw clerk
Address8 Gunner Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Mr J Irvine, Cameron Street, Rockdale, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1918
Age at death25
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave N o. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
44
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Edith IRVINE "Corio", Queens Road, Brighton Le Sands, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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