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George EDWARDS

Regimental number7256
Place of birthDurham, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrical mechanic
AddressPetersham, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs M M Edwards, 13 Hopetoun Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 June 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameTunnelling Companies, March 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Vic, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Company Engineers
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWorked as an Electrical Engineer before the start of the War.
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1918
Place of death or woundingHazelbrook, NSW
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
23
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Margaret Ann EDWARDS; husband of Mrs M. EDWARDS. Native of Durham, England

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