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Robert EDWARDS

Regimental number99
Place of birthMerino, Victoria
SchoolHenty State School No 2020, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressMerino, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinBrother, Rd. Edwards, Dwyer's Creek, Henty, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as No 826 Private, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles, South Africa (Boer War).
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAnzac Cyclist Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Henty State School No 2020 Honour Roll, Victoria. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

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

Date of death12 December 1967

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