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Edgar Stanley SHERRIN

Regimental number3374
Date of birth22 March 1891
Place of birthRider Farm, Rosewood, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressTaunton, Wandai, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Sherrin, Blackstore Road, Newtown, Ipswich, Queensland
Enlistment date23 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNo 4 Tunnelling Company - No 1 Military District
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 22 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 22 September 1919
Discharge date7 January 1919 - Brisbane, Queensland
Other detailsWar Service: France, Western Front
Date of death1 November 1979
Age at death88
Place of burialAshes dispersed to Four Winds and a plaque to his memory is in the Double Chapel Recordia T.8 Section 3 with his late wife's at Mount Thompson, Brisbane Crematorium

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