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Edward DELANEY

Regimental number1777
Place of birthNorth Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressWerribee, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Delaney, Werribee, Victoria
Enlistment date23 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 16), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
152
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Eliza Jane DELANEY, 131 Burnley Street, Richmond, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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