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Edward Leighton DEACON

Regimental number2001
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
AddressAndrew Street, Northcote, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Christopher Deacon, Andrew Street, Northcote, Victoria
Enlistment date2 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2001A
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 8 August 1919

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