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William James Edwards (1891–1917)

Mr. W. J. Edwards, Chief Inspector of the Bank of New South Wales, has received advice that his eldest son, Lieut William James Munro Edwards, has been killed in Palestine. He was an old Scots' College boy, and, after two years' service in the Bank of New South Wales, engaged in pastoral pursuits. He married in January last year Miss Amie Grace, daughter of Mr. W. C. Grace, of Randwick.

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25 June, 1891
Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


3 November, 1917 (aged 26)
Beersheba, Palestine

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