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William Edward EDSALL

Regimental number100
Place of birthHamilton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressWarrenheip, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William Frederick Edsall, Warrenheip, Victoria
Enlistment date15 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 March 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentSGT (Orderly Room)
Unit name39th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 July 1947
Place of burialCheltenham Memorial Park Cemetery

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