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William John EDWARDS

Regimental number2858
Place of birthEssex England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWaiter
Address57 Surrey Road, South Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ivy Olive Edwards, 57 Surrey Road, South Yarra, Victoria
Enlistment date19 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919
Date of death29 January 1943
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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