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Edgar Charles STODART

Regimental number3703
Place of birthFrewville South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressProspect, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Johnston Stodart, Ellen Street, Prospect, South Australia
Enlistment date15 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. He organized and maintained an outpost position against vastly superior numbers, displaying great courage and determination.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 February 1951

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