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Edward Derwent WILKS

Regimental number3215
Place of birthCheadlehulme England
ReligionCongregational
OccupationCabinetmaker
AddressDarlington, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, M Wilks, Darlington, Western Australia
Enlistment date15 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3572 Pte Matthew Harold WILKS, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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