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William Albert EDWARDS

Regimental number910
Place of birthKerang, Victoria
SchoolRochester State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressMcKay Street, Rochester, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Edwards, Rochester, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death25 April 1915
Age at death22
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Row L, Grave No. 4), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
49
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Johanna EDWARDS, Baynes Street, Rochester, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 449 Pte Herbert Richard EDWARDS, 38th Bn, returned to Australia, 22 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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