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Edward Benjamin DAHLITZ

Regimental number6787A
Place of birthBraxenholme, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBranxholme, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, C Dahlitz, Branxholme, Victoria
Enlistment date1 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialSt. Riquier British Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
96
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Carl August and Augusta DAHLITZ, Branxholme, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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