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Edwin PARSONS

Regimental number4495
Place of birthMount Morgan, Queensland
SchoolBoys State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressEast Street Extended, Mt Morgan, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Parsons, East Street Extended, Mt Morgan, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date29 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 30 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William John and Mary Anna PARSONS, East Street, Mount Morgan, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother and brother-in-law served.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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