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John Murray EDGECOMBE

Regimental number468
Place of birthNorwood, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationHarnessmaker
AddressChapple Street, Convent Hill, Broken Hill New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Augusta Muriel Edgecombe, Chapple Street, Convent Hill, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 June 1964
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery

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