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Edgar Sidney WORRALL

Regimental number2026
Date of birth1 October 1897
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
Address61 Newry Street, Windsor, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Worrall, 61 Newry Street, Windsor, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date18 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: 24th Battalion
Promotion date: 31 May 1917

FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialAeroplane Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 3), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and the late Elizabeth Ann WORRALL
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Appointed Lance Corporal, 2 December 1915; Corporal, 15 December 1915; Seryeant, 18 March 1916; commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant, 31 Mag 1917. Taken on strenyth, 24th Bn, at Gallipoli, 12 October 1915. Posted to Infantrg Reinforcements, 31 Mag 1917; rejoined 24th Bn, France, 30 June 1917; posted to 4th Officers' Cadet Bn, Oxford, 6 December 1917.

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

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