|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Dundee, New South Wales|
|Address||97 Bull Street, Cooks Hill, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Mary Ann Bounds, 97 Bull Street, Cooks Hill, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||34th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/51/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on
|Unit from Nominal Roll||34th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death||26|
|Place of burial||Crucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 6), Villers-Bretonneux, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 4 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 29 October 1916, and marched in to 9th Training Bn.
Proceeded overseas to France, 20 December 1916; taken on strength, 34th Bn, in the field, 18 January 1917.
Reallotted Regimental Number 1797A.
Wounded in action, Messines, Belgium, 7 June 1917 (gassed), and admitted to 9th Field Ambulance and transferred same day to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station; to 47th General Hospital, Le Treport, 8 June 1917 (suffocation: poison gas); to 3rd Australian Division Base Depot, Havre, 31 July 1917.
Found guilty, Havre, 7 August 1917, of (1) being in town without a pass; (2) being out of bounds: awarded 6 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeited 10 days' pay.
Rejoined Bn, in the field, 21 August 1917.
Killed in action, 3-5 April 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BOUNDS Edward John|