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Edward Bertram ASTBURY

Regimental number66
Place of birthCraigie, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLineman
Address36 Edinborough Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMother, Mrs Frances Astbury, 36 Edinborough Street, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 27 May 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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