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Walter Edmund Swan EDGAR

Regimental number676
Date of birth--/02/1892
Place of birthEdenhope, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrazier
Address'Arrunga', Mornington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMrs J T Edgar, 'Arrunga', Mornington, Victoria
Enlistment date9 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF57
Promotion date: 1 June 1916

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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