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Edward Leslie NUNN

Regimental number1256
Place of birthKatoomba, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPorter
AddressCarrick Street, Maryborough, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFather, Edward Nunn, Carrick Street, Maryborough, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 February 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1917
Discharge date18 May 1917
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War service

Embarked Melbourne, 20 June 1916; admitted to ship's hospital, 29 July 1916 (collapse); discharged to lines, 31 July 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 10 August 1916.

Marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, for return to Australia (classified C3), 2 November 1916.

Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth on board HT 'Ulysses' for discharged (syncopal [i.e. swooning] attacks), 13 February 1917; discharged, Melbourne, 18 May 1917.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death3 May 1939

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