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Torrington Richard EDWARDS

Regimental number406
Date of birth--/08/1894
Place of birthDeepwater, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHairdresser
AddressArmidale Street, Uralla, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, T Edwards, Armidale Street, Uralla, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Discharge date1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Private Wellington EDWARDS, Regimental No. 283, 2nd Battalion, returned to Australia 29 July 1915; Private Arthur Edward EDWARDS, Regimental No. 1656, 45th Battalion, returned to Australia 14 December 1918~
Other details

Enlisted at Armidale, New South Wales

War Service: France, Western Front. Wounded several times while serving in France

Returned to Australia on board 'Thermistocles', disembarking on 10 August 1919
Date of death--/07/1972
Age at death77
Place of burialLiverpool, New South Wales

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