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Edgar Ford KENT

Regimental number2894
Place of birthVictoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressBridge Creek, Dalyston, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Stark Kent, Bridge Creek, Dalyston, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date31 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row E, Grave No. 9), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
99
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Stark and Frances Elizabeth KENT

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