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Edward SEARLES

Regimental number4902
Place of birthKinsall, County Cork, Irleand
SchoolNewberry Parish School, Mallow, County Cork, Ireland
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMullaley, Gunnedah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinBrother, Mr J Scarles, c/o Mrs G Berry, Knocknoman, Newlwory Malbow, Cork, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 September 1918
Place of death or woundingHindenburg Line
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialHancourt British Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
140
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr and Mrs SEARLES. Native of Kinsale, Cork, Ireland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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