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Ronald Frederick EEDY

Regimental number1540
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationChemist
AddressKenneiworth William Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs W F Eedy, Ballandean, Queensland
Enlistment date5 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 22 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death20.6
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialPerth Cemetery (China Wall) (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 19), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Ferrier and Elonora Mary EEDY, Byrne Street, Botanyl New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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