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William EDWARDS

Regimental number1017
Place of birthLiverpool, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 8.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Edwards, St. George's Hill, Liverpool, England
Enlistment date6 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 February 1915
Place of enlistmentRockhampton, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 2 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1919
Discharge date8 February 1920
Other details

War service: Egyupt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Devon', 8 October 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 27 November 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 8 February 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 July 1959
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium

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