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Ronald Jack EDWARDS

Regimental number6393
Place of birthVictoria
Place of birthKoroit, Victoria
SchoolToolong School, Toolong, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressKoroit, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J Edwards, Koroit, Victoria
Enlistment date2 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 August 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 March 1917
Age at death20.8
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBulls Road Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 32), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Port Fairy Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: James Colin (d. 29 December 1929, aged 79; bu. Port Fairy) and Marion (d. 25 February 1932, aged 70; bu. Port Fairy) EDWARDS, Koroit, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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