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Edgar Catley CURTIN

Regimental number1918
Place of birthNorwood South Australia
ReligionProtestant
OccupationPainter
AddressGlyde Street, Norwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rose Jane Curtin, Glyde Street, Norwood, South Australia
Enlistment date4 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 20 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 59th Battalion
Promotion date: 25 September 1918

Lieutenant


Unit: 59th Battalion
Promotion date: 26 December 1918

FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4100 Pte Allan CURTIN, 27th Bn, killed in action, 8 August 1918; 465 Pte Frank Norman CURTIN, 32nd Bn, killed in action, 20 July 1916; Cousin: 4026 Pte Herbert John KEMP, 11th Bn, killed in action, 9 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Cathy.

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