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Edgar Dean FELTON

Regimental number723
Place of birthNorth Sydney New South Wales
SchoolSuperior Public School, Chatswood, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressAshley Street, Chatswood, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lydia Felton, Ashley Street, Chatswood, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted as Private May 1915; promoted to Sergeant at Gallipoli October 1915; commissioned in the field, July 1916.
FateDied of wounds 9 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death29
Place of burialPuchevillers british Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 61), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Lydia FELTON, Ashley Street, Chatswood, Sydney

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