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Edgar Allan MAXWELL

Regimental number5054
Place of birthSandy Creek, Victoria
SchoolSandy Creek State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressSandy Creek via Huon, Wodonga, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, George Maxwell, Sandy Creek via Huon, Wodonga, Victoria
Enlistment date4 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 October 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm) (Plot IV, Row M, Grave No. 17), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
97
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Margaret MAXWELL. Native of Sandy Creek, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 92 Pte Thomas MAXWELL, 10th Machine Gun Company, returned to Australia, 5 November 1917; 1038 Pte William Anderson MAXWELL, 11th Bn, died of wounds, 8 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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