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Edward Leo EARLS

Regimental number3804
Place of birthCallington, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCallington, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lily Earls, Callington, South Australia
Enlistment date7 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 21 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4412 Pte Francis Phillip EARLS, 27th Bn, killed in action, 5 November 1916; 3803 Pte Joseph Clement EARLS, 50th Bn, died of wounds, 15 August 1916; Cousin: 3803 Pte John Vincent EARLS, 5th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 5 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 December 1950
Age at death51
Place of burialWoodside Anglican Church Graveyard, South Australia

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