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William Albenia EDGERTON

Regimental number3798
Place of birthHeathcote, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBacchus Marsh, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J T Edgerton, Maddingley, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 44 Pte James Henry EDGERTON, 3rd Machine Gun Bn, died of wounds, 5 October 1917; Cousin: 1455 Pte Albert Ernest TRANTER, 6th Bn, killed in action, 8 May 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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