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Eric Arthur MAWSON

Regimental number409
Place of birthCooma, New South Wales
SchoolCooma Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressSharp Street, Cooma, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Mawson, Sharp Street, Cooma, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, A Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4129
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Company Engineers
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular*Number 4129, 4th Field Co Eng. on RoHc
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres Belgium
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot XXX, Row D, Grave No. 2), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
24
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Louisa MAWSON, Cooma, New South Wales

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