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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Daw, Edwin Ernest (5997)

Place of Birth: Melbourne, VIC

Age: 24 years 8 months

Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 12 January 1916 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 5997            view online service record

246 Stokes Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
George Daw (father)
246 Stokes Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Friday, 28 July 1916
Ship: HMAT Themistocles A32
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion – 19th Reinforcements

RTA: Saturday, 25 January 1919
Discharged: Wednesday, 30 April 1919

Edwin’s address was listed as 111 Nott Street, Port Melbourne in the Standard newspaper report on over 100 Port recruits who signed up in early 1916.

1916 ‘THEY SAY “YES.”.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 26 February, p. 3, viewed 31 January, 2016,

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