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Edward John BAXTER

Regimental number3768
Date of birth2 September 1893
Place of birthTownsville, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPainter
AddressThe Avenue, Hermit Park, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Elizabeth Baxter, The Avenue, Hermit Park, Townsville, Queensland
Enlistment date8 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II as Q112450; enlisted, 21 March 1942; discharged as Lieutenant, 14th Bn Volunteer Defence Corps, 27 August 1946.
Date of death2 February 1978
Age at death84
Place of burialWestend Cemetery, Townsville, Queensland

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