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Edward Albert FOLLINGTON

Regimental number209
Place of birthTamworth, New South Wales
SchoolState School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationNil
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, David Follington, Augathella, Queensland
Enlistment date29 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentAble Bodied Driver
Unit name1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train
AWM Embarkation Roll numberMIS34.12.1.RANBT1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A39 Port Macquarie on 4 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollABD
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 26 February 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialG uards' Cemetery (Plot II, Row R, Grave No. 3), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Jane FOLLINGTON. Native of Augathella, Queensland

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