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Edwin WEST

Regimental number397
Place of birthSuffolk, England
SchoolEast Anglican School, Bury Street, Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, H West, Botesdale, Near Diss, Suffolk, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 13 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 28 November 1915
Place of death or woundingSulva Bay
Age at death22
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave 1), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial

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