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Edward CORNELL

Regimental number6310
Place of birthMount Waverley, Victoria
SchoolTully State School, Victoria
Other trainingNil
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMarket gardener
AddressMount Waverley PO, Mount Waverley, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Thomas Cornell, 67 Campbell Road, Upper Hawthorn, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialHem Farm Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 18), Hem-Monacu, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
96
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Rebecca CORNELL, 17 Avenue Road, Camberwell, Victoria
Family/military connectionsUncle
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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