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Edward Charles LONGBOTTOM

Regimental number5372
Place of birthBunbury Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressNannup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinFather, C Longbottom, Darradup, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5373 Pte Charles Leslie LONGBOTTOM, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 February 1917; Cousin: 5371 Lance Corporal Stephen Mervyn LONGBOTTOM, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

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