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Henry Joseph EDWARDS

Regimental number1926
Place of birthLithgow, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMarshall Street, Cue, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26.8
Height5' 7"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs T Cheson, Marshall Street, Cue, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 June 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1917
Discharge date19 December 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Mudros, Western Front

Wounded in action, 29 July 1916 (gun shot wound, back, left knee).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Lyttleton', 19 October 1917; discharged (wounded), Perth, 19 December 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, EDWARDS Henry Joseph

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