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Edward Harry DARBY

Regimental number1798
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLocomotive fireman
Address64 Lake Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr Darby, 64 Lake Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 29 March 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension, (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 44), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Edward andLaottie T. Darby, 73 Tate Street, Leederville West, Western Australia. Native of Fitzroy, Victoria

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