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Edward James WELLS

Regimental number719
Place of birthLanghorne Creek, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMilang, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 7"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinFather, H W Wells, Langhorne, Creek, South Australia
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 April 1915
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4544 Pte John WELLS, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 April 1917.
Other detailsWar service: embarked Adelaide on board HT 'Suevic', 29 April 1915; commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 24 May 1915; discharged (medically unfit not due to misconduct), Adelaide, 9 July 1915.MSBV
SourcesNAA: B2455, WELLS Edward James

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