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Edgar John ELLEWAY

Regimental number2635
Place of birthElbow Hill, Franklin Harbour
SchoolPublic School
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
AddressWest Street, York, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Hannah Elleway, West Street, York, South Australia
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 August 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death20.5
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
58
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Hannah ELLEWAY, Kilkenny, South Australia

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