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Edward Walter WAIT

Regimental number2039
Place of birthYoung Street, Unley, South Australia
SchoolTheberton Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationButcher
AddressWilliam Street, Goodwood Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Walter Wait, William Street, Goodwood Park, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date9 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 20 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death19.9
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Row 2), Anzac, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
61
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Annie WAIT.
Family/military connectionsCousin Frederick Jones served.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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