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Rupert Harry Adams EDWARDS

Regimental number1621
Place of birthNorth Sydney, New South Wales
Other NamesRupert Henry
SchoolHighfield College, Turramurra, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSurveyor's assistant
AddressLands Department, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Charles Edwards, Draftsman-in-charge, Lands Department, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT RMS Moldavia on 2 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Artillery
FateKilled in Action 28 April 1917
Age at death23.8
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBapaume Communal Cemetery (Row I, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on St James' Roll of Honour, Sydney, New South Wales: '"He that loseth his life for my sake shall find it." Matthew 10:39. In memory of those associated with St James' Church who gave their lives in the Great War.' Parents: Charles and Henrietta EDWARDS, 'Toora', McMillan Road, Artarmon, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales

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