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Edward Phillip AUSTIN

Regimental number2
Place of birthQuirindi, New South Wales
SchoolQuirindi Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFettler
AddressWerris Creek, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 7.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Esley, Werris Creek, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 November 1915
Place of enlistmentArmidale, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 July 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death23
Place of burialBethlehem Farm West Cemetery (Row A, Grave 4), Messines, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
121
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 July 1917
SourcesNAA: B2455, AUSTIN Edward Phillip

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