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Henry Roy EDWARDS

Regimental number444
Place of birth28 Duke Street, Ballarat, Victoria
SchoolPleasant Street State School, Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressBallarat West, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Edwards, 28 Duke Street, Ballarat West, Victoria
Previous military service67th Infantry
Enlistment date30 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 January 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 31), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Sarah EDWARDS, 28 Duke Street, Ballarat West, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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