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Frederick Edward EDWARDS

Regimental number2142
Place of birthQuorn, South Australia
SchoolQuorn Public School, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressQuorn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, George Thomas Edwards, Quorn, South Australia
Enlistment date31 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 September 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialNorwich Cemetery (Row 54, Grave No. 700), Norfolk
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
110
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Caroline Anna EDWARDS. Native of Quorn, South Australia

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