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Edwin William PRIOR

Regimental number56
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationIron moulder
AddressYoung Town, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinFather, William Prior, Young Town, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 4 November 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Launceston Garden of Remembrance
Other details

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

Date of death3 January 1970

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