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Edgar Hartzenberg Bain REX

Regimental number3907
Place of birthWillsmore South Africa
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressPostal Staff, East London, South Africa
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinBrother, E Rex, Postal Staff, East London, South Africa
Enlistment date2 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll390
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDeceased 24 April 1918
Place of burialAibogny British Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 14) (Somme), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Elizabeth REX. Native of East London, South Africa (as stated)

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