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Edgar William WAITE

Regimental number4931
Place of birthAlbury, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressBowna, via Albury, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 7.75"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs C Waite, c/o Mrs Patterson, Gullamare, Edlington Street, Auburn, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 October 1982
Age at death89
Place of burialHolbrook Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WAITE Edgar William

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