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Edwin Augustus ESDAILE

Regimental number5512
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolMarch, 1913
Other trainingSt Johns Road Council School, London, Engalnd
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFine etcher
Address39 Bell Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, William Esdaile, 'Wonga Park', Croydon
Enlistment date4 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameInfantry Brigade 6,Field Ambulance 6, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Ambulance
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"While carrying a wounded soldier was killed by a shell with his three comrades and the patient instantly." Details from Mother.
FateKilled in Action 21 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPoperinghe, Belgium
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXII, Row D, Grave No. 10), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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