Eric Stanley EDWARDS

Regimental number5087
Place of birthYork, Western Australia
SchoolBeverley School, Western Australia
AddressDenmark, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Edwards, Lukin Street, Beverley, Western Australia
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death32
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 41), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: WIlliam John and Maria Ann EDWARDS; husband of Ivy May EDWARDS, Lukin Street, Beverley, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal