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Edward John SADLER

Regimental number3301
Place of birthAllansford, Victoria
SchoolKolora State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDairyman
AddressGlenormiston North, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, George Sadler, Glenormiston North, Victoria
Enlistment date29 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 4 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 January 1917
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot X, Row X, Grave No. 3), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
116
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Terang Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: George ( 13 December 1946, aged 83; bu. Terang) and Elizabeth (d. 12 June 1903, aged 35; bu. Terang) SADLER. Native of Allansford, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: R535 Lance Corporal John William SADLER, 24th Bn, killed in action, 4 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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