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Archibald Douglas EDWARDS

Regimental number2583
Place of birthBrighton, Victoria
SchoolBrighton School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGardener
Address82 Oxford Street, Woollahra, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith M Edwards, 82 Oxford Street, Woollahra, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurs, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Special Memorial B 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
29
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin Hamilton and Isobel EDWARDS; husband of Edith M. EDWARDS, Park Road, Milton, Queensland

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