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Edward Hall KEMPE

Regimental number1460
Date of birth23 November 1888
Place of birthFolarno Station, New South Wales
SchoolSt Peter's Collegiate School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation overseer
Addressc/o Mrs. M.A. Kempe, Morgan, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Marie Anne Kempe, Morgan, South Australia
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 21 May 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3578 Pte Reginald Lewis KEMPE, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 10 September 1917.
Other detailsServed in Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine and Syria (wounded at Gaza, invalided to Egypt).

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