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William EDWARDS

Regimental number617
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressWalhalla PO, Walhalla, Victoria
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Dedman, Walhalla PO, Walhalla, Victoria
Enlistment date17 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Date of death10 August 1956
Place of burialRed Cliffs Cemetery

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