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Edward BETTS

Regimental number4666
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPlumpton PO, Plumpton, Rooty Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs Martha Betts, Plumpton PO, Plumpton, Rooty Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 13 April 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll5550
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularTaken on strength, 20th Bn, 17 December 1916. Wounded in action, 11 March 1918. Promoted corporal, 28 July 1918.
FateKilled in Action 11 August 1918
Age at death24
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row H, Grave No 10), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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