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Edward STARR

Regimental number183
Place of birthYoung, New South Wales
SchoolCleveland Street Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrazier
AddressTooloom via Tabulam, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, E Starr, Tooloom via Tabulam, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXII, Row A, Grave No. 13), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
123
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Eliza STARR, Hudson Avenue, Willoughby, New South Wales. Native of Young, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1767 Trooper Walter Starr, 12th Light Horse, died of wounds, 14 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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