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Henry John EDWARDS

Regimental number503
Place of birthTumbarumba New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Isabel Allen, Tumbarumba, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Vestalia on 22 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of disease 25 May 1918
Place of burialPort Said War Memorial Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 1), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
8
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Tumbarumba Roll of Honour ('Advance Australia'), Tumbarumba, New South Wales.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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