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Albert Henry EDGINGTON

Regimental number2022
SchoolSt Peters Boys School, Worcester, England
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs Edgington, Esscot, Olivers Mount, Worcester, England
Enlistment date25 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularArrived in Australia, 1911. "Albert Henry Edgington of Esscot, Worcester, England. Enlisted in the First Australian Naval and Military Force on 11th August, 1914. Went to German New Guinea and was discharged at the return to Sydney having served six months. Enlisted again, 18th April and left for Egypt then to Lemnos. C Company, 9th Platoon, No. 3022." Details from Mother.
FateDied of disease 20 August 1915
Place of death or woundingMudros
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialEast Mudros Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 114), Lemnos, Greece
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert Richard and Esther EDGINGTON, 15 Park Avenue, Worcester, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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