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Edward Victor BREWSTER

Regimental number2449
Place of birthQuorn, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressQuorn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26.4
Height5' 6"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Andrews Brewster, Quorn, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A58 Kabinga on 8 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date25 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 25 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 March 1969
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, BREWSTER Edward Victor

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