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Polar Bear Roster

Soldier Summary

Edward Bland Lionel Rawlins

Military History

Rank: Private

Unit: Australia. Australian Army. Australian Imperial Force (1914-1921).

Serial Number: 2063 (AIF); 133058 (British Army)


Occupation: laborer. Served in AIF 24th and 45th Battalion Royal Fusiliers.

Residence[1]Carlton, Vic., Ausrtalia
Severly wounded and assessed as medically unfit[1]06/1918France
Enlisted[1]07/12/1915Melbourne (Australia)
Went to Russia[1]1918
Birth1898 or 1899

[1]Anzacs in Arkhangel: the untold story of Australia and the invasion of Russia, 1918-19