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Edward Pearce DURHAM

Regimental number1348
Place of birthLeith England
SchoolThellcademy School, Reith, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia18
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Hamilton, c/o Durham, 15 Abert Place, Edinburgh, Scotland
Enlistment date20 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularLeft home in Edinburgh at 18 years, employed at various occupations in South Australia and New South Wales. Enlisted and drafted to Gallipoli. Wounded in head at landing in May.
FateKilled in Action 06-9 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine Battle, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death6 August 1915
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 45), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Agnes Hamiltion (formerly DURHAM), 25 Crighton Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, and the late William DURHAM
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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