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Edward HERKES

Regimental number123
Place of birthBarrow, Lancaster, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanic
Address59 St Luke Road, South Port, Lancashire, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Herkes, 59 St Luke Road, Lancashire, England
Enlistment date16 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Machine Gun Section
FateDischarged 15 January 1917
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  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Mary Ann HERKES
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death2 April 1928
Age at death45
Place of burialSouthport Cemetery, Lancashire, England

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