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Arthur Henry EDMONDS

Regimental number2875
Date of birth29 May 1894
Place of birthPercyville, North Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationStockman
AddressIngham, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Charles John Edmonds, Ingham, Queensland
Enlistment date22 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Malwa on 22 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Served 348 days. 103 days abroad
Discharge date3 January 1917 - Brisbane, Queensland
Other details

Son of Charles John Edmonds, miner, born Goulburn, New South Wales in 1854 and Agnes (nee London) Edmonds, born Rockhampton, Queensland in 1868

Married Doris Mabel Bayliss in 1921 and had one child, Claude Arthur Edmonds, born in Sydney on 31 March 1922

Worked as a prison officer, linesman for PMG and labourer after returning from WWI

Date of death6 June 1977 - Toukley (Lakeside Nursing Home),NSW
Age at death83
Place of burialPalmdale Crematorium, Wyong, New South Wales on 7 June 1977

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