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George EDDINGTON

Regimental number1899
Date of birth7 May 1895
Place of birthLaura, South Australia
SchoolQueen's School, North Adelaide, South Australia
Other trainingServed in the Cadets.
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressClare, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Eddington, Kingswood, South Australia
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 2 October 1917
Place of death or woundingWesthoek, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death22.6
Place of burialBirr Cross Roads Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 14), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
18
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in North Road Church of England Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia. Parents: Norman and Elizabeth Ann EDDINGTON, 6 College Street, St. Peters, South Australia

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