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Edward William RISELEY

Regimental number3594
Place of birthFitzroy Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressMount Eccles via Leongatha, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Edward Riseley, Mount Eccles via Leongatha, Victoria
Enlistment date16 July 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 RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialRosieres Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Louisa RISELEY, Mount Eccles, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5083 Pte Roy Victor RISELEY
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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