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Edward Henry RAWSON

Regimental number29999
Place of birthMortigallup, Western Australia
SchoolSwan State School, Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressHindmarsh, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinSister, Miss E M Rawson, Helena Street, East Guildford, Western Australia
Previous military service76th Infantry; Served in Cadets, Hindmarsh, SA
Enlistment date10 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 120
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 2 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death21.5
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBirr Cross Roads Cemetery (Plot Iv, Row C, Grave No. 10), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
18
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of annie HUTCHISON (formerly RAWSON), Mortyallup, Tenterden, Western Australia, and the late Edward RAWSON
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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