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Edward Jems WINGROVE

Regimental number86
Place of birthCardiff Wales
ReligionCongregational
OccupationMining engineer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Wingrove, 83 Ruedes Petits, Champs, Tauberg, St Germains, Paris, France
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Headquarters, Section 1, Section 2 and Section 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 22 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 13 December 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Jems spelt James on Nominal Roll.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 November 1938
Age at death53
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 1A, Grave No. 6 East), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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