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Charles Thomas EDWARDS

Regimental number7718
Place of birthArrowtown, Central Otago, New Zealand
SchoolArrowtown Grammar School
Age on arrival in Australia26
AddressManly, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs C.A. Edwards, Wellington, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 January 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 August 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Margaret EDWARDS, Arrowtown, Central Otago, New Zealand; husband of Catherine A. EDWARDS, 7 Junction Street, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales

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