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Joseph EDWARDS

Regimental number1778
Place of birthBrynhyfryd, Yandina, Queensland
SchoolFairhill State School
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressYandina, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Joseph Edwards, Yandina, Queensland
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death20.6
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 2A), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
143
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Harriet EDWARDS, Yandina, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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