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Gordon James EDWARDS

Regimental number817
Place of birthRocky Ponds, New South Wales
Place of birthParkes, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBlow Clear West, Trundle Road, Parkes, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, F H Edwards, Coobang Street, Parkes, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 26 November 1918
Place of death or woundingGallipoli and France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBeirut British War Cemetery ( 356), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
8
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Henry and Agnes EDWARDS, Parkes, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Thomas Edwards DCM, 12th L H

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