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David Charles EDWARDS

Regimental number279
Place of birthLlangollen, Wales
ReligionProtestant
OccupationElectrician
Address69 Ifould Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 2.5"
Weight112 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily Edwards, same address
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Discharge date31 January 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Somali', 10 December 1918; disembarked Adelaide, 1 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 31 January 1920.

Cause of death: tuberculosis

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 July 1927
Age at death41
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, EDWARDS David Charles

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