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Percy John EDWARDS

Regimental number5078
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
Address51 Peel Street, North Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Edwards, 51 Peel Street, North Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date25 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death17 January 1957

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