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Edward Percy LAZARUS

Regimental number888
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionJewish
OccupationAccountant
Address79 Grey Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 6"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ruby Florence Lazarus, Grey Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2.5 years in the Militia, Melbourne.
Enlistment date29 October 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name4th Infantry Battalion, Naval and Military Forces - Special Tropical Corps (November 1914), E Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Te Anau on 20 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force
FateReturned to Australia 2 April 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll.
Discharge date21 May 1917
Other details

War service: Rabaul

Commenced return to Australia on board SS 'Morinda', 2 April 1917; discharged (medically unfit: hernia, blood poisoning), 21 May 1917.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, LAZARUS Edward Percy

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