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Edward Allen WOODS

Regimental number2473
Place of birthMoonee Ponds, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPlumber
Address686 Mount Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 2.75"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinFather, Alfred Woods, 686 Mount Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsCousins: 464 Pte Horace James WOODS, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 March 1916; 2897 Pte Charles Amos WOODS, 58th Bn, killed in action, 10 May 1917; [508] Lt George Clarence WOODS, 3rd Machine Gun Squadron, returned to Australia, 17 July 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death12 November 1972
SourcesNAA: B2455, WOODS Edward Allen

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