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Edwin Charles STOVOLD

Regimental number3120
Date of birth7 February 1884
Place of birthHoward, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTimber getter
AddressHoward PO, Howard, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 8.5"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinFather, H Stovold, Creek Street, Howard, Queensland
Previous military service6 Years Queensland Volunteers E 3 Years 4 Infantry Howard Company
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 5 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2130
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Emma STOVOLD
Discharge date25 January 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Beltana', 18 October 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 10 December 1917, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 25 January 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 November 1927
Age at death43
Place of burialHoward Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, STOVOLD Edwin Charles

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