|Place of birth||Macleay River New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||32|
|Next of kin||Father, A. Edwards, New Entrance, Macleay River, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||3rd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/20/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'Conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty. (East of Ypres)'
Military Medal (Awarded)
'Conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty as guide, contributing greatly to success of operation. (East of Ypres 5 October 1917)'
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||La Kreule Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 4), Hazebrouck, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
'For conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty during operations East of YPRES from 29th September to 5th October, 1917. Pte. EDWARDS, although acting as Brigade Battle Dump Storeman, volunteered for, led and guided different carrying parties continuously for seven days over the morass between Brigade Dump at WESTHOEK RIDGE and Brigade Battle Dump immediately behind the front line through heavy enemy barrage fire. His zeal and untiring efforts were in great part responsible for the keeping full of the Brigade Battle Dump which contributed to the success of the operation.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
War service: Western FrontMedals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal