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Charles EDWARDS

Regimental number6002
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address33 Hamilton Street, Yarraville, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, T. Edwards, 33 Hamilton Street, Yarraville, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date14 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialLes Paraques Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 6), Sangatte, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
32
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Amelia EDWARDS, 33 Hamilton Street, Yarraville, Victoria. Native of Windsor, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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