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Edward Charles BIDWELL

Regimental number916
Place of birthAlbany, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLocomotive fireman
AddressWest Northam, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Beatrice S Fidwell, 194 Railway Terrace, Maylands, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 October 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Corporal
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Broad Gauge Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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