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Edward George LAY

Regimental number136
Place of birthBourke New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressEast Ballan, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Edward Lay, East Ballan, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 July 1966
Age at death75
Place of burialCreswick Cemetery, Victoria

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