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Edward Arthur Henry FACER

Regimental number6738
Place of birthBrewarrina New South Wales
SchoolBrewarrina Public School
Other trainingNil
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressBrewarrina, Bourke, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W Facer, Brewarrina, Bourke, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
FateDied of wounds 22 September 1917
Place of death or woundingSomme River
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row T, Grave No. 37), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emily FACER, Brewarrina, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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