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Edward BETTS

Regimental number6766
Place of birthNewport, Monmouthshire, England
SchoolAlexandra Boarding School, Newport, Monmouthshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia27
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressPyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alicia Betts, 9 Baldwin Street, Newport Monmouth, England
Enlistment date20 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 16 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 October 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death14 October 1918
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery (Block S, Plot II, Row X, Grave No. 14), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
82
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alicia M. and the late Edward BETTS, 9 Balwin Street, Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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