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Edward Roland James FARRANT

Regimental number30018
Place of birthNewmarket Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommercial traveller
Address4 Black Street, Essendon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, James Roland Farrant, 4 Black Street, Essendon, Victoria
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 120
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 6 November 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 22254 Gunner Orry Charles Hughes FARRANT, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 9 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 June 1976
Place of burialKeilor Cemetery

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