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Charles Henry Jasper EDWARDS

Regimental number4414
Date of birth4 March 1893
Place of birthReedbeds, South Australia
SchoolHahndorf Public School, South Australia
AddressEast Parade, Mitcham, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 4.75"
Weight112 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Edwards, Woodside, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date16 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ypiringa', 15 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 16 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 December 1959
SourcesNAA: B2455, EDWARDS Charles Henry Jasper

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