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Andrew EDWARDS

Regimental number6263
Place of birthPembroke Wales
SchoolNational School
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, John Edwards, Old Oven Farm, Haverford West, Wales
Enlistment date30 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 September 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death34
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row B, Grave No. 18), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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