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Edward William HALES

Regimental number907
Place of birthMinto, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBonville, North Coast, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 11.5"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinMother, M Hales, Bonville, North Coast, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollMachine Gun Battalion Details
FateReturned to Australia 7 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date7 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Chemnitz', 7 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 8 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 7 November 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 July 1966
Place of burialCremated: St Thomas Cemetery (Wall A Niche 175), Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, HALES Edward William

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