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Edward George WATERHOUSE

Regimental number17888
Date of birth13 July 1898
Place of birthJamestown, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressBeltana, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.6
Height5' 8"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinFather, Edward George Waterhouse, Beltana, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets and the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date22 January 1917
Place of enlistmentPort Adelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/15/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 6 July 1919
Discharge date20 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3179 Lance Corporal Frederick Edward WATERHOUSE, 38th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Boorara', 6 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 20 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 August 1974
Age at death75
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, WATERHOUSE Edward George

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