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Edgar DADD

Regimental number3335
Place of birthMoorina, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
Addressc/o Mrs J R Dadd, Derby, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 9"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinFather, J R Dadd, Derby, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Place of enlistmentPontville, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Newcastle, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Thirty-Seven on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 4 November 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Durham', 23 October 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 23 December 1918, for onward travel to Tasmania; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 23 February 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DADD Edgar

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