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Edward Henry WATERS

Regimental number4951
Place of birthDigby Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressHenty Street, Casterton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Mr M Waters, Digby, via Merino, Victoria
Enlistment date30 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Area O, Plot II, Row B, Grave 2), Rouen.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
179
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Digby Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Michael and Susan (d. 3 October 1906, aged 52; bu. Digby Cemetery) WATERS.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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