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Regimental number156
Place of birthBagdad
SchoolState School, Colebrook, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMurray Street, Bellerive, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Wm Edwards, Murray Street, Bellerive, Tasmania
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death12 August 1915
Age at death17
Age at death from cemetery records17
Place of burialPortianos Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 10), Greece
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ellen EDWARDS, Charles Street, Moonah, Tasmania. Native of Bagdad, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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