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Edward James BALDWIN

Regimental number30678
Place of birthPetersburg, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, Petersburg (now Peterborough), South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCleaner
AddressMitcham, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, E Baldwin, Florence Street, Mitcham, South Australia
Previous military service24th A L H; Served as a Bugler, Light Horse (Citizen Military Forces).
Enlistment date14 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 5 September 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row P, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Eliza Bell Baldwin, Henley Beach, South Australia. Native of Petersburg, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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