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Edgar Walter DURDIN

Regimental number2632
Place of birthNormanville, South Australia
ReligionProtestant
OccupationCarpenter
AddressPata, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.9
Height5' 8.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Durdin, Loxton, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1712
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Trench Mortar Battery
FateDied of wounds 22 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 4), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
19
Family/military connectionsBrother: 335 Pte Charles Thomas DURDIN, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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