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Edwin POWELL

Regimental number168
Place of birthYass New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
AddressCrown Street, Wollongong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Edith Powell, Crown Street, Wollongong, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44 (6 April 1916).

FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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