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Edgar George FISH

Regimental number2891
Place of birthNarromine, New South Wales
Place of birthNyngan, New South Wales
SchoolNarromine Public School, New South Wales
Other trainingNil
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRiversdale, Nyngan, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFriend, Mrs Elizabeth Lane, Riversdale, Nyngan, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied No. 3 Australian Casualty Clearing Station.
FateDied of wounds 21 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death24.5
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Helen FISH
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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