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Edwin Benjamin ERREY

Regimental number6452
Place of birthCamperdown, Victoria
SchoolCamperdown State School, Camperdown, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGardener
AddressCamperdown PO, Camperdown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Hannah Errey, Camperdown, Victoria
Enlistment date27 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 September 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 64), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
101
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Camperdown Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: William Henry and Hannah ERREY, Camperdown, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: [1137] Lt Leonard George Prentice ERREY DSO, MC, 8th Bn, died of wounds, 4 October 1917; Cousin: 876 Pte George Benjamin ERREY, 46th Bn, killed in action, 20 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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