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Samuel John EDWARDS

Regimental number185
Place of birthEvandale, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoach builder
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, George Edwards, Franklin Village, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date12 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 183 Pte Andrew James Edward EVANS, 41st Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917; 183 Pte Robert William EDWARDS, 40 Bn, returned to Australia, 3 December 1918.

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