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SchoolUppingham, England
Age on arrival in Australia27
ReligionChurch of England
Address59 Hutton Street, Thornbury, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs D M Edmonston-Fearn, 59 Hutton Street, Thornbury, Victoria
Previous military serviceA and I Staff; Royal Horse Artillery also Staff Sgt. Major Drill Hall, St Kilda, East Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 29
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Division Artillery
FateKilled in Action 6 July 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 38), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Sefton and Maria L. EDMONSTON-FEARN; husband of D. EDMONSTON-FEARN, 71 Barkly Street, Brunswick, Victoria. Native of Rawalpindi, India
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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