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Eugene Alphonsus EDMAN

Regimental number852
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolBlakehurst Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPainter
AddressKogarah Bay, Kogarah, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, T H Edman, Kogarah Bay, Kogarah, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service"Two elder brothers saw active service. The eldest Huncton F Edman lost left eye at a baynet charge at Armentieres. The eldest, George W Edman wounded once and amongst the Australian Division which stopped the Germans when they broke through the Portugese at last try for Galius." Details from Father.
Enlistment date21 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport Berrima on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 April 1918
Age at death24
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot VII, Row M, Grave No. 4B), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
91
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Hunston and Lilian Maria EDMAN, Marquet Street, Rhodes, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales

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