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Edward Harold AUSBURN

Regimental number4128
Place of birthRingswood, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
AddressHenry Street, Penrith, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 6"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr J.E. Ausburn, Henry Street, Penrith, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 September 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A6 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4128A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Edward and Hannah Matilda AUSBURN, 'Kipin', Archibald Street, Granville, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Allotted and proceeded to 54th Bn from 1st Training Bn, Zeitoun, 16 February 1916; joined 54th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 16 February 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Wounded in action, 20 July 1916.

Previous report of wounded now, 28 July 1916, reported 'Killed in Action, 21 July 1916'.

Buried at Eaton Hall Cemetery by Reverend James Green, 21 July 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, AUSBURN Edward Harold

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