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Edward Kennedy LANCE

Regimental number3848
Place of birthBourke, New South Wales
SchoolBourke Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLynwood, Castlereagh Road, Penrith, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, L C Lance, Lynwood, Castlereagh Road, Penrith, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in North Sydney Military.
Enlistment date25 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 December 1916
Place of death or woundingGuedecourt, near Bapaume, France
Age at death22.8
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBernafay Wood British Cemetery (Row J, Grave No. 48), Montauban, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Lancelot and Lillian LANCE. Native of Bourke, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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