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Edward Valentine GELVEN

Regimental number3646
Place of birthLargs Bay South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMilitary Road, Largs Bay, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Gelven, Military Road, Largs Bay, South Australia
Enlistment date10 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 12 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Date of death23 October 1969
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery

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