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Edward James STEEL

Regimental number2813
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address51 Hanover Street, Waterloo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 5.5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Steel, 51 Hanover Street, Waterloo, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 August 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Rose STEEL. Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date12 July 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Armagh', 5 April 1919; disembarked Sydney, 20 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 12 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death26 October 1933
Age at death38
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, STEEL Edward James

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