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Regimental number4147
SchoolEureka St State School, Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address11 Martin Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Brownfield, 11 Martin Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 July 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Edward James
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death18.8
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBrewery Orchard Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 40), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Susan BROWNFIELD, 807 Urquhart Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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