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John Gordon EDMONDSON

Regimental number6682
Date of birth--/03/1894
Place of birthWagga Wagga, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressAshfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J Edmondson, 25 Hugh Street, Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF17
Promotion date: 5 November 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: INF17
Promotion date: 5 February 1918

FateReturned to Australia 9 July 1919
Family/military connectionsStep-brother: 3689 Pte Harvey Herbert EDMONDSON, 19th Bn, killed in action, 29 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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