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Edward Charles SHORT

Regimental number6468
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotorman
AddressAlpha Street, South Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliza Short, Alpha Street, South Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date31 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 October 1917
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXVII, Row D, Grave No. 3A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
109
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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