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Edgar Charles WOOD

Regimental number775
Place of birthKyneton Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTailor
AddressYarram, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, George E. Wood, Yarram, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Date of death12 November 1971
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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