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Edward Matthew DAW

Regimental number57428
Date of birth20 June 1896
Place of birthBungaree, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address391 Humffray Street North, Ballarat East, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21 years 8 months
Height5' 5"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Joseph William, 391 Humffray Street North, Ballarat East, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 March 1918
Place of enlistmentBallarat, Victoria
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date8 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Essex', 15 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 8 August 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death12 December 1923
SourcesNAA: B2455, DAW Edward Matthew

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