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Regimental number225
Place of birthGrace Plains, South Australia
AddressBrim, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 5.25"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinFather, Fred Marshman, Brim, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 5 December 1916
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 39), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Charlotte S.E. MARSHMAN, Brim, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 27 May 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 18 July 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 22 November 1916.

Killed in action, 5 December 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MARSHMAN Edgar Roy

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