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Regimental number1878
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
Address13 Little Arthur Street, North Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs F Edgecock, 13 Little Arthur Street, North Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Junior and Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 1 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 September 1918
Place of death or woundingVeemand, France
Age at death23.2
Place of burialVandencourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 48), Maissemy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Eliza EDGECOCK, Cleveland, Risdom Road, Moonah, Tasmania

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