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John EDWARDS

Regimental number4776
Place of birthNarrandera New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMitchell Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Edwards, Mitchell Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLongueval Road Cemetery (Row I, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
174
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Catherine EDWARDS, 63 Napier Street, Fitzroy, Victoria. Native of Narrandera, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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