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Edgar Roy MOULDS

Regimental number5845
Date of birth1 April 1895
Place of birthAshton, South Australia
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolNorton Summit Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressAshton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7.75"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinMother, Emily Edith Moulds, Ashton, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Senior Cadets and 3 years in the Citizen's Military Force
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 27 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Discharge date9 April 1920
Family/military connectionsCousin: 5387 Pte Harrold John MOULDS, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 October 1917.
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Wounded, Polygon Wood, Belgium, 12 October 1917; invalided to Orpington Canadian Hospital, recovered, returned to duty. Wounded (2nd occasion), Monument Woods, 3 May 1918; invalided to City of London Hospital, recovered.
SourcesNAA: B2455, MOULDS Edgar Roy

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