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Edgar Albert MAXWELL

Regimental number2216
Place of birthMauoona, South Australia
Place of birthManoora, South Australia
SchoolMauoona State School, SA, and, Gleuely Grammar School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressSaddleworth, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Ann Maxwell, 'Hazeleigh', Saddleworth, South Australia
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingNoreuil, Bullecourt Battle (France)
Age at death25.5
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Special Memorial Row B, Grave No. 27), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
151
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Manoora Cemetery, South Australia. Parents: John and Sarah MAXWELL, 'Hazeleigh', Saddleworth, South Australia
Family/military connectionsPTE, BNB Maxwell 4219, 11th F.A.B died of wounds Rouen France
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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