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Val. Edward NORDLING

Regimental number123
Place of birthSouth Port Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationStone-polisher
AddressBulimba Street, Bulimba, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, E. Nordling, Bulimba Street, Bulimba, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name31st Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
The Machine Gun Section of 31st Bn left from Melbourne on two ships, HMAT A62 'Wandilla', embarking on 9 November 1915, and HMAT A41 'Bakara', embarking on 5 November 1915. From the Embarkation Rolls it is not possible to distinguish on which ship an individual sailed.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A61 Bakara on 5 November 1915
The Machine Gun Section of 31st Bn left from Melbourne on two ships, HMAT A62 'Wandilla', embarking on 9 November 1915, and HMAT A41 'Bakara', embarking on 5 November 1915. From the Embarkation Rolls it is not possible to distinguish on which ship an individual sailed.
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Valreine Edward
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death26 February 1980

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