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Edward Michael COMPTON

Regimental number59
Place of birthSurrey Hills, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
Address28 Auburn Parade, Camberwell, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, George William Compton, 28 Auburn Parade, Camberwell, Victoria
Enlistment date6 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Pay Corps
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death26 April 1947

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