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Rhys Thomas EDWARDS

Regimental number335
Place of birthPart of the Llandrills Farm, South Wales
SchoolLlandrills Council School and Bala County School, Wales
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrocer's assistant
AddressCnr Adrian Street and Cannington Road, Bicton, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Edwards, Felinllandrillo, North Wales
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 February 1918
Place of death or woundingNo. 8 Australian General Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia
Age at death26
Place of burialFremantle Cemetery, Western Australia
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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