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John Wilfred EDGAR

Regimental number860
Place of birthRockhampton Queensland
SchoolCentral Boys School
AddressTelford Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Edgar, Telford Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name9th Battalion, G Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
FateKilled in Action 13 August 1916
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialAlbert Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row M, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth EDGAR, Rockhampton, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 325 Sergeant Robert Douglas EDGAR, 42nd Bn, killed in action, 31 July 1917.

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