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Richard Thomas EDWARDS

Regimental number3522
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
OccupationStation manager
AddressBallarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinFriend, George Beilby, Leongatha, Victoria
Enlistment date18 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 February 1950

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