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Edwin Thomas PORTER

Regimental number687
Place of birthMiddle Creek, Victoria
SchoolMiddle Creek State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressReedydan via Birchip, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Frederick Porter, Reedydan via Birchip, Victoria
Enlistment date15 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 15, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/20/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingS.W. Peronne, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialAssevillers New British Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Annie E.S. PORTER, Birchip, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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