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William Hugh EDWARDS

Regimental number407
Place of birthRailton, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBeulah, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, George Edwards, Beulah, Tasmania
Enlistment date18 December 1915
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 8 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3555 Pte Bert EDWARDS, 12th Bn, returned to Australia, 9 February 1916; 1130 Pte James EDWARDS, 6th Bn, killed in action, 7 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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