Victor Alfred EDWARDS

Regimental number3513
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address39 Tanner Street, South Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 5.5"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Edwards, 39 Tanner Street, South Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 September 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Tunnelling Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 14 June 1916

FateReturned to Australia 8 November 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Sarah EDWARDS
Discharge date20 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Gaika' 8 November 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 29 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 20 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death14 December 1934
Age at death42
Place of burialGriffith Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, EDWARDS Victor Alfred