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William David EDWARDS

Regimental number6502
Place of birthBeulah, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressWarracknabeal, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W.H. Edwards, Warracknabeal, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1918
Date of death1 November 1951
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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