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Regimental number4121
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
AddressSouth Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 5"
Weight113 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs R A Edwards, 21 Rosemont Street, Norwood, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNo 4 Tunnelling Company and 1st Reinforcements (May 1916)
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 25 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 7 September 1919
Discharge date13 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Chemnitz' 7 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 2 September 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 13 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 September 1925
Age at death40
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 7 West, Grave 16), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, EDWARDS Harry

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