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Edward George LONE

Regimental number413
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address6 Davison Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Lone, 6 Davison Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 October 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date4 April 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 27 August 1915; admitted to 16tth Casualty Clearing Station (gun shot wound, left leg); transferred to Alexandria, 28 August 1915, and admitted to No. 2 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 5 September 1915. Discharged to Convalescent Hospital, Helouan, 28 September 1915; rejoined unit at Gallipoli, 11 November 1915.

Admitted to 5th Field Ambulance, 4 December 1915 (frostbite); transferred to HS 'Grantully Castle', 10 December 1915; admitted to No. 1 Astralian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 14 December 1915; discharged to duty, 27 December 1915.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 23 March 1916.

Found guilty, 27 April 1916, of conduct prejudicial of good order and military discipline in that he left a bathing parade without permission, and drunkenness: awarded 21 days' Field Punishment No. 2.

Wounded in action, 9 May 1916 (bomb: chest, legs and arms); transferred to England, 30 May 1916, and admitted to Middlesex Hospital, Clacton, 31 May 1916. Transferred to No. 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 1 September 1916; marched in to No. 2 Command Depot, 18 August 1916.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ajana' from Portland, 17 October 1916; discharged, 4 April 1917.

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

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Date of death4 September 1928

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