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Edwin Oliver DEW

Regimental number2850
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOverseer
AddressWyelangta, Beech Forest, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Euphema Florence Dew, Wyelangta, Beech Forest, Victoria
Enlistment date29 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 June 1940
Place of burialMelbourne General Cemetery, Victoria

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