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Thomas Anthony EDSON

Regimental number1852
Place of birthLyndoch, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressParinga, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Eliza Staggal Edson, Blanchetown, South Australia
Enlistment date1 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
Date: 10 October 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: 1851 Driver Charles Edward EDSON, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 22 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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