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Edmund Alfred LOCKYER

Regimental number4023
Place of birthGlen Innes, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMount Slow, via Glencoe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.5
Height5' 3"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, E Lockyer, Mount Slow, via Glencoe, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
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 18 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death23.7
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot III, Row G, Grave No. 8A), rouen,RFrance
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Agnes LOCKYER, 31 Kentucky Street, Armidale, New South Wales. Native of Glen Innes, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsThree uncles, two cousins and one brother.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, 6 May 1917.

Wounded in action (second occasion), 16 September 1917 (gun shot wound, head, right leg and arm)).

Died of wounds, No 24 Ambulance Train, 18 September 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, LOCKYER Edmund Alfred

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