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Edward Raymond ANSELL

Regimental number4129
Place of birthYuelba
SchoolNorth Rockhampton State School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWest Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinSister, Mrs H Lawlor, West Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Enlistment date8 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death24 July 1916
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 29), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie ANSELL; brother of Mrs Q.M. Lawler, Derby Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 852 Pte Lancelot Herbert ANSELL, 5th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 8 March 1917; Pte Frederick Leithly ANSELL, 25th Bn, returned to Australia, 20 December 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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