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Edgar Elmo COLE

Regimental number6550
Place of birthCharters Towers, Queensland
Other NamesEdgar Elms
SchoolRutland State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabouer
AddressPentland, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinSister, Miss R M Cole, Portland, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialMeteren Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 690), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
55
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederic Henry and Jessie COLE. Native of Charters Towers, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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