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Joseph Buxton EDWARDS

Regimental number2015
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria (28 Duke Street)
SchoolPleasant Street State School, Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationIronmoulder
Address28 Duke Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, David Joseph Edwards, 28 Duke Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 18 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialFort Pitt Militry Cemetery (1403), Kent
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
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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