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Edward Albert WOODWARD

Date of birth19 January 1895
Place of birthPrahran Victoria
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressRoseville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs M C Woodward, Roseville Avenue, Roseville, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 January 1918
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 23 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps


Unit: AAMC
Promotion date: 1 July 1915


Unit: AAMC
Promotion date: 1 May 1920


Unit: 15th Light Horse Regiment
Promotion date: 1 July 1928


Unit: 15th Light Horse Regiment
Promotion date: 21 June 1932

Lieutenant Colonel

Unit: 15th Light Horse Regiment
Promotion date: 13 August 1935

FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919

Military Cross

'At Bellicourt during the 29th-30th September 1918, with his R.A.P., in an open trench, under heavy shell and machine gun fire, he carried on day and night dressing and attending the wounded. he showed a total disregard of danger and untiring devotion to duty under the most trying conditions, working without rest for 48 hours.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 10
Date: 29 January 1920

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