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Edward EATON

Regimental number5376
Place of birthTooborac, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressHeathcote PO, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Eaton, Heathcote, Victoria
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of disease 8 October 1919
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialSutton Veny (St. John) Churchyard (Plot 97, Row N, Grave No. 4), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
46
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; David and Ellen EATON, Heathcote, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 5375 Pte Russell David EATON, 38th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 January 1918; 3311 Pte Hugh Percy EATON, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 14 January 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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