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Edgar James WEST

Regimental number738
Place of birthBirmingham England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanic
AddressCommercial Road, Mentone, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, C West, Commercial Road, Mentone, Victoria
Enlistment date6 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 2, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/7/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsFather: 809 Pte Clement WEST, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 January 1916.
Date of death22 February 1966

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