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Edwin Lewis BALFOUR

Regimental number5831
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
AddressCanterbury, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 6.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, E D J Balfour, 'Deloraine', Alfred Street, Canterbury, New South Wales
Previous military service33rd Field Company Army Engineers
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameSignal Troop 2, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/20/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Motor Transport Section
FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1919
Discharge date9 May 1920
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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