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Edgar MARO

Regimental number458
Place of birthMoree New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCampbell Street, Neeston, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFriend, Miss Alice Wallace, Ocean Street, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Date of death22 May 1931
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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