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Edward EDMONDS

Regimental number7236
Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlasterer
AddressEskbank, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 9"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Edmonds, MacCauley Street, Eskbank, New South Wales
Previous military serviceSt. George's Rifles
Enlistment date8 March 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 24 April 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Edmund and Pricilla EDMONDS. Photo: Andrew Richardson
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'A30', 26 September 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 3 January 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death27 April 1933 Randwick, New South Wales
Age at death67
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, EDMONDS Edward

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