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Edmund CRESSWELL

Regimental number6985
Place of birthDeloraine Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressDeloraine, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Mr W N Cresswell, Ferndale, Deloraine, Tasmania
Enlistment date13 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied at sea 15 February 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Noted CRESWELL Edmund NR
Place of burialAt Sea
Commemoration detailsHollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65

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