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Edwin Albert CADMAN

Regimental number1105
Place of birthHawksburn, Victoria
SchoolState School, Canterbury, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLaw clerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 11.5"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinFather, Edwin Albert Cadman, 22 Selwyn Street, Canterbury, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as 2nd Lt in 48th Kooyong Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date24 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name5th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1105A
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 08-12 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death9 May 1915
Age at death20
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
43
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin Albert and Clara CADMAN
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CADMAN Edwin Albert

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