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Edward William HUBBARD

Regimental number5836
Place of birthWolseley, Cape Province, South Africa
SchoolWolseley Public School, South Africa
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
AddressBrungle via Gundagai, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, John Henry Hubbard, Brungle via Gundagai, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied Village of Hamlet (South of the Somme. Map P.B. A42 Street 62D France)
FateReturned to Australia 1 February 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death27
Date of death3 July 1976
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium

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