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Roy Edward EDWARDS

Regimental number2479
Place of birthScottsdale, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPrinter
AddressScottsdale, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W J Edwards, Scottsdale, Tasmania
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT Ballarat on 9 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7978 Pte Stanley Hubert EDWARDS, 12th Bn, returned to Australia, 18 July 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death17 March 1968
Place of burialCornelian Bay Crematorium, Hobart, Tasmania

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