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Edmund Thomas CORNISH

Regimental number346
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolCatholic School, England
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address90 March Street, Orange, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Cornish, 90 March Street, Orange, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Philip and Frances CORNISH, 27 Walter Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Gunner Walter T. Cornish 2533 in same battery, died 22 September 1917 in Belgium.

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