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Edward William LAW

Regimental number6538
Place of birthSpringvale, Victoria
SchoolSpringvale State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKelmuir Street, East Caulfield, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Law, Kelmuir Street, Caulfield, Victoria
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was wounded 11th April 1917 and died Prisoner of War.
FateDied of disease 10 May 1917
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialCologne Southern Cemetery (Plot XVI, Row A, Grave No. 13), Germany
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Maria LAW;husband of Margaret LAW, Caulfield East, Victoria

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