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Edgar LIGHT

Regimental number5625
Place of birthLiverpool England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMonumental mason
Address47 Lindsay Street, West Coburg, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, George Irving Light, 15 Hutchinson Street, West Derby Road, Liverpool, England
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialProspect Hill Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 7), Gouy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
96
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Alice LIGHT, 41 Fairy Street, Everton, Liverpool
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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