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Edward Duncan HOOD

Regimental number2661
Place of birthCannum, Victoria
SchoolPortarlington School, Partarlington, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Phoebe Grace Hood, Mannerim P O, Mannerim, Victoria
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 October 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death25
Place of burialCaterpillar Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 3), Longueval, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Margaret HOOD; husband of Pheobe HOOD, Mannerim, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3355 Pte Joseph Lachlan HOOD, 8th Bn, killed in action, 18 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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