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Oscar EDWARDS

Regimental number8832
Place of birthKoomback, New South Wales
SchoolPublic Schools, New South Wales
Other trainingBanking - Accountant
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBookkeeper
AddressMillfield, via Cessnock, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, T Edwards, Millfield, via Cessnock, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Artillery
FateKilled in Action 1 November 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death26
Place of burialBelgian Battery Corner Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 17), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Wynn Escott and Elizabeth Ann EDWARDS, Hill View, Woodville Road, Granville, New South Wales. Native of Krambach, New South Wales

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