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Eric Edgar Pemberton WATERS

Regimental number1118
Place of birthWyong, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressYarramalong P.O.
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 8"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinMrs. H. Waters, Yarramalong, P.O.
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 March 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 7 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 25 July 1919
Place of burialDied at Bottle Creek, Near Bonalbo, Kyogle, New South Wales
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Hannah WATERS. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date28 October 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Dongola', 24 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 28 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 28 October 1919.

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

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death15 March 1938
Age at death46
Place of burialCasino Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WATERS Eric Edgar Pemberton

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