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Evan Morgan EDWARDS

Regimental number1532
Place of birthProspect, South Australia
SchoolVarious Public Schools
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMusician
Addressc/o G L Edwards, Victoria Avenue, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Thomas Edwards, Trevalyan Street, Mayville, South Australia
Enlistment date3 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 5 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"He was very popular singer and player and organised many patriotic affairs before he left for the front. He was a good athlete." Details from Father.
FateDied of disease 12 February 1916
Place of death or woundingIsmalia, Egypt
Age at death32
Place of burialIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 13), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Jane Ann EDWARDS, 19 Trevelyan Street, Wayville, South Australia

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