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Edward Henry WEST

Regimental number2515
Place of birth'Newfoundout' Tubbul, Young, New South Wales
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressGocup, Tumut, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann West, Tubbul, Young, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingDoignies (Retreat to Hind. Line, France
Age at death36.1
Place of burialLeucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row B, Grave 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Timothy and Mary Ann WEST.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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