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Edison WAIT

Regimental number352
Place of birthMetcalfe, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMetcalfe, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinM H Wait, Metcalfe, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 May 1962
Age at death71
Place of burialSwan Hill Cemetery, Victoria

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