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Edgar WESTERWAY

Regimental number35335
Place of birthGlenora, Tasmania
SchoolGlenora State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRussell, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, William Henry Westerway, Russell, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 27
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Division Medium Trench Mortar Battery
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1918
Place of death or woundingHindenburg Line, France
Age at death28.8
Place of burialUnicorn Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave 16), Vend'huille, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
21
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Henry and Rhoda Catherine WESTERWAY.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 9100 Sapper William Linden WESTERWAY, 6th Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 29 May 1919; cousin: R. HIGGINS, killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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