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Edward WELSH

Regimental number3379
Place of birthChiltern, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBoweya via Glenrowan, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinBrother, William Welsh, Rocky Flat, Barnawartha, Victoria
Enlistment date28 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 28th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Discharge date28 September 1919
Other details

War service: Middle East

Embarked from Melbourne, 22 June 1917. Taken on strength, 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment, 6 September 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Malta', 3 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 August 1919; discharged, 28 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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