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James EDEN

Regimental number3738
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGladesville, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 9"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Catherine Eden, 112 Kent Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 July 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 October 1917
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 3rd October, 1917, 56th Battalion10th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 13th Bn, 17 April 1918. Left England for return to Australia 6 May 1919.
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Place of death or woundingWoodville Red Cross Rest Home, Randwick, New South Wales
Age at death27.9
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; John and Elizabeth EDEN. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Discharge dateDied before discharge
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6749 Pte George EDEN, 7th Bn, died of wounds, 15 August 1918.
Other details

Commenced return to Australian on board HT 'Karoola', 6 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 28 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Died Woodville Red Cross Home, Randwick, New South Wales (pulmonary tuberculosis).
Date of death4 October 1920
SourcesNAA: B2455, EDEN James

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