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Edwin STANDFIELD

Regimental number7043
Place of birthEast Melbourne, Victoria
Place of birthFish Creek, Victoria
SchoolEast Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressFish Creek, South Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Mr W R Standfield, Fish Creek, South Gippsland, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 August 1918
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialHeath Cemtery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 12), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Victoria STANDFIELD
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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