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Lear EDWARDS

Regimental number4765
Place of birthKingston, South Australia
SchoolHoggs Commercial School
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPlasterer
Address6 Mill Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs A E Edwards, Mannum, South Australia
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 January 1917
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBulls Road Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 23), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
150
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William John and Alice Ellen EDWARDS, Public School, Mannum, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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