Charles EDWARDS

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EDWARDS, Charles

Service Number: NX65917
Enlisted: 25 November 1940, Paddington, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sheffield, England, 19 December 1913
Home Town: Marrickville, Marrickville, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Died of Illness (POW of Japan), Thailand, 28 May 1943, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

25 Nov 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN NX65917, Paddington, New South Wales
28 May 1943: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN NX65917, 2nd/28th Infantry Battalion, Prisoners of War

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"EDWARDS.- In loving memory of Pte. Charles Edwards, NX65917, died whilst P.O.W. in Malaya, May 28, 1943. Always remembered by his mother, brothers, and sisters.

EDWARDS.- In loving memory of A.C.W. Rita Edwards, 109737, accidentally killed at Wagga Wagga. Always remembered by her relatives." - from the Sydney Morning Herald 28 May 1946 (nla.gov.au)

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