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Edward ELSO

Regimental number1533
Place of birthCardiff Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLighterman
Address6 Ashton Street, Yarraville, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinWife, Mrs Julia Elso, 6 Ashton Street, Yarraville, Victoria
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Date of death20 January 1959
Place of burialFootscray Cemetery

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