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Edward Gomer EDDY

Regimental number3411
Place of birthEngland
SchoolRockhampton College, England
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway porter
Address55 Little Mount Street, Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinStep So, Mathew William Irvine, 55 Little Mount Street, Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 29th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 September 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied as a result of accident 12 November 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Edward John on nominal roll
Place of death or woundingPalestine
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 57), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: E.G. and Mary EDDY

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