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George Rosewarne EDWARDS

Regimental number2812
Place of birthWellington, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationChemist's assistant
Address35 Glenview Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 3"
Weight112 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Freda Edwards, 35 Glenview Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 November 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mongolia on 8 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Signal Troop
FateReturned to Australia 12 November 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Toowoomba Garden of Remembrance and Crematorium
Discharge date21 February 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Wiltshire', 12 November 1917; discharged (medically unfit: chronic glossitis), 21 February 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Rosevarne.
Date of death13 October 1971
SourcesNAA: B2455, EDWARDS George Rosewarne

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