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Edgar Elderson WHIDBORNE

Regimental number3292
Place of birthCarlton Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBrewery employee
Address160 Cardigan Street, Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Dawson, 160 Cardigan Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date23 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Elderson spelt Elderton
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death18 August 1970

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