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Edgar Richard FARQUHARSON

Regimental number17118
Place of birthBristol, England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationJournalist
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John Alexander Farquharson, 41 Miller Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date25 August 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameAustralian Wireless Squadron 1, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Wireless Signal Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 22 March 1919
Date of death7 February 1956
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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