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Roy James EDGE

Regimental number4261
Place of birthNorth Fitzroy, Victoria
SchoolGold Street State School, Clyton Hill
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrocer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Jas. Alfred Edge, 64 Delbridge Street, North Fitzroy Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets, 3 years
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 April 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death22.3
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
93
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Elizabeth EDGE, 88 Rowe Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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