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Edgar Alfred DE ROSE

Regimental number43
Date of birth21 October 1890
Place of birthGlenelg, South Australia
SchoolQueen's Street Public School, North Adelaide; Prince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationStation hand
Address33 Bernard Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie De Rose, 33 Bernard Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date12 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Discharge date29 April 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action, Passchendaele, Belgium, 15 October 1917; invalided to England.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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