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Edgar Joseph Owen ATCHISON

Regimental number4058
Place of birthWestport, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressPalmerston North, North Island, New Zealand
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Eileen M Atchison, Palmerston North, North Island, New Zealand
Enlistment date20 December 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death8 June 1945

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