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Edmund Dunbar KING

Regimental number2617
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
AddressAbbotsford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W B King, 611 Victoria Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Enlistment date29 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2597 Corporal Walter Tasman KING, 59th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916; [1636[ Lt William Bromley KING, 37th Bn, discharged, 5 September 1918.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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