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Eric EDWARDS

Regimental number3148
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMalanda via Cairns, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs Fanny Glass, Farlie, Exchange Hotel, Leonora, Western Australia
Enlistment date14 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3148A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 June 1947
Age at death62
Place of burialAtherton Cemetery, Queensland

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