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Robert EDWARDS

Regimental number1981
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
Other trainingAbout 4 years in the Field Artillery
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelegraph lineman
AddressWoodbridge, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, E R Edwards, Woodbridge, Tasmania
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 6 October 1917
Age at death29
Place of burialGodewaersvelde British Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward Robert and Frances EDWARDS. Native of Hobart, Tasmania

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