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Edward James TYRRELL

Regimental number2400
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5'7.25"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Lily O'Connor, Brown Street, New Farm, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 June 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialTwoowong Cemetery (Portion Roman Catholic, Plot Q.1/158), Queensland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
134
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward J. and Ann TYRRELL. Native of Hobart, Tasmania
Discharge date14 August 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ruahine', 12 May 1918; disembarked Sydney, 5 July 1918, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged 14 August 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 January 1919
Age at death24
Place of burialBrisbane General Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, TYRRELL Edward James

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