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Edgarton Alfred HALLIDAY

Regimental number791
Place of birthMount Lofty South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressTailem Bend
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Matilda Halliday, Tailem Bend
Enlistment date29 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 12 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 16 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2453 Pte Headley Ennis HALLIDAY, 9th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 3 September 1919; 1717 Pte Arnold Owen HALLIDAY, 27th Bn, killed in action, 5 November 1916; 1967 Sergeant Clarence Haddon HALLIDAY, 14th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 21 December 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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