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Ernest William Malpas EDWARDS

Regimental number2866
Place of birthLiverpool England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
Address'Malpas', Whitfield Street, West Guildford, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Hilda Violet Edwards,'Malpas', Whitfield Street, West Guildford, Western Australia
Enlistment date29 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Date of death18 March 1961

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