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Edward Josiah ISLEY

Regimental number3590
Date of birth11 April 1892
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolThebarton Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressHenley Beach Road, Mile End, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, E T Isley, 106 Henley Beach Road, Mile End, South Australia
Enlistment date25 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 July 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Stated to be Edwin Josiah ISLEY on Nominal Roll.
Discharge date--/10/1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 834 Pte George Leslie ISLEY, 4th Company, Australian Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 23 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Arrived back in Australia, 29 August 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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