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Edwin Percy COMPTON

Regimental number6724
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMother, Mrs E H Compton, 38 Elizabeth Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date4 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance
Date of death23 September 1947

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