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Edward DANSLOW

Regimental number26746
Place of birthAbbotsford, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressMurtoa, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.2
Height5' 3.5"
Weight111 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs A Charles, Neerim Road, East Caulfield, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 months in the 19th Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date23 March 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name23rd Howitzer Brigade, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of accidental injuries 26 December 1918
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialMaubeuge (Sous-le-Bois) Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Annie DANSLOW. Native of Abbotsford, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4787 Pte Charles Ernest DANSLOW, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 October 1917; 26 Pte Frederick DANSLOW, 60th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 April 1918; 16126 Pte George Alexander DANSLOW, 1st Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 23 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DANSLOW Edward

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