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Richard J EDLIN

Regimental number854
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressWalpeup, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edlin, 344 Burnley Street, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Place of enlistmentOuyen, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1916
Other details

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

Date of death13 October 1952
Place of burialBrighton General Cemetery

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