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Frank Henry EDWARDS

Regimental number4477
Place of birthNorth Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolNo. 253 State School, Footscray, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressFitzroy Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, G Edwards, Fitzroy Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 18 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground, Grass Lane (Plot XV, Row F, Grave No. 23), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
72
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Agnes EDWARDS, 11 Fitzroy Street, Footscray, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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