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Regimental number1189
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolUniversity High School, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCommercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Edgley, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date2 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 July 1918
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Age at death25
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 22), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Margaret EDGLEY, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria

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