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Edward Austin OVERINGTON

Regimental number12309
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolNorwood State School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
Address7 Crawford Road, Maylands, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinAunt, Miss L Austin, 7 Crawford Road, Maylands, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Ammunition Sub Park
FateDied of wounds 6 November 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot III, Row I, Grave No. 6B), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
21
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Owen and Sarah OVERINGTON. Native of Adelaide, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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