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Edwin George BUSH

Regimental number1306
Place of birthBelmont, Victoria
SchoolState School, Geelong, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressBelmont via Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Thomas Bush, Belmont via Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 4 November 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row EE, Grave No. 42), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
9
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Madeline BUSH, Colac Road, belmont, Geelong, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2128 Corporal Reuben Harold BUSH MM, 15th Light Trench Mortar Battery, returned to Australia, 23 June 1919.

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