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Edward Henry PLACE

Regimental number6369
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o J King, Cemetery Road, Mackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, John Edward Place, Narara, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block S, Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 13), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Emily PLACE, Narara, New South Wales. Native of New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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