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Reginald Clarence EDWARDS

Regimental number236
Date of birth21 November 1889
Place of birthDorrigo, New South Wales
SchoolDorrigo Public School, Dorrigo, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairy farmer
AddressDorrigo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, G Edwards, Dorrigo, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialPasschendaele New British Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row F, Grave No. 14), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary Ann EDWARDS, Dorrigo, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin (1st): 177 Pte Joseph Enoch WILLIAMSON, 10th Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 25 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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