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Mervyn Conway EDWARDS

Regimental number2372
Place of birthYork, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressRailway Hotel, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Alfred Edward, Beverley, Western Australia
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Excellent work as Battalion runner showing bravery and devotion to duty under heavy fire. (Pozieres).
Recommendation date: 16 August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1917
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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