Edward Owen PRICHARD

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Edward Owen PRICHARD Lieutenant , 21st Australian Infantry died 13th March 1917 aged 33. Born in 1886 at Lewisham, Kent to Illtyd Moline Prichard and Ellen Adelaide Prichard, of 34, Blessington Road. Lee, London, England. At rest in Grevillers British Cemetery, France.
Some notes from his arm records.
He was born on the 15th August 1885 at Lewisham, London. He joined up in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on the 4th May 1915 aged 29 and 8 months. He was living at 824 Malvern Road, Armadale, Victoria, care of Miss Moline, his occupation was given as orchardist, possible in Victoria. He had previously served as 2nd Lieutenant with the 3rd Queens Volunteer West Kent Regiment for 2 years. His next of kin was his father, of 34 Blessington Road, Lewisham. After he had completed his training he embarked on H.M.A.T (His Majesty's Australian Transport) Ayrshire, A33 from Melbourne on the 3rd July 1916, disembarked at Plymouth on the 2nd September 1916, for more training. No date was given for his embarkation to France, on the 16th October 1916 he marched into Re-enforcement Camp, Etaples to await his dispersal to his unit. On the 18th October he was posted to the 21st Battalion. On the 11th December 1916 he was promoted Lieutenant, and was killed in action on the 13th March 1917.
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This memorial is in Broadway, St Michael And All Angels, Church, Worcestershire

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