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Regimental number1130
Date of birth25 August 1887
Place of birthSheffield, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, George Edwards, Beulah, Tasmania
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2099
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli
Date of death7 August 1915
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row 1, Grave 3), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of George and Hannah EDWARDS, Beulah, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 407 Pte William Hugh EDWARDS, 3rd Bn, returned to Australia, 8 January 1919; 3555 Pte Bert EDWARDS, 12th bn, returned to Australia, 9 February 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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