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Edmond James FURNEYWALL

Regimental number437
Place of birthThe Leap, via Mackay, Queensland
SchoolCairns State School, QLD and Lismore NSW
Other trainingAgricultural
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWalkerstown, Mackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinSister, Mrs. Maud Pascoe, Walkerstown, Mackay, Queensland
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
FateDied of disease 23 November 1918
Place of death or woundingAbbeville, France
Age at death27

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