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Edward SEAL

Regimental number691
Place of birthHigh Cannes, Shenley, Hertfordshire, England
Place of birthShenley, Herts, England
SchoolShenley and Eastwick, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressNyabing PO, East Katanning, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, B Seal, 12 Wentworth Cottage, Hoddesdin, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName on RoH Edward (father NOK)
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Edward
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBailleul Road East Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 30), St. Laurent-Blangy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Benjamin and Martha SEAL, 12 Wentworth Cottages, Broxbourne, Herts, England

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