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Charles Wentworth EDWARDS

Regimental number27047
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address2 Sloane Street, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Thomas William Edwards, 2 Sloane Street, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 13, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/40/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 15216 Gunner Arthur Roy EDWARDS, 12th Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 21 March 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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