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Edgar PEARCE

Regimental number3589
Place of birthKyneton Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoachman
AddressEpping Street, Kyneton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinGuardian, Mrs F Wright, Epping Street, Kyneton, Victoria
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 July 1916
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row C, Grave No. 99), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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