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Edmund EDWARDS

Regimental number575
Place of birthMooroopna, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMooroopna, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Amelia Whitely Edwards, Mooroopna, Victoria
Enlistment date29 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 30 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 580 Pte Robert EDWARDS, 37th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 April 1918; 574 Pte Harry EDWARDS, 37th Bn, killed in action, 28 January 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 November 1986

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