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Edward BETTS

Regimental number5550
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressPlumpton Post Office, Plumpton, Rooty Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Martha Violet Betts, Plumpton PO, Plumpton, Rooty Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 19 January 1916. Taken on strength, 20th Battalion, 17 December 1916. Wounded, 11 March 1918. Promoted Corporal, 28 July 1918.
FateKilled in Action 11 August 1918
Date of death11 August 1918
Age at death24
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row H, Grave No. 10), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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