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Herbert Richard EDWARDS

Regimental number449
Place of birthRochester, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressRochester East, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Johanna Edwards, Rochester East, Victoria
Enlistment date5 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 22 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 910 Pte William Albert EDWARDS, 7th Bn, killed in action, 25 April 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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