|Place of birth||Magill, South Australia|
|School||Magill Private and Public Schools. south Australia|
|Address||New Road, Magill, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Mary Elizabeth Emery, New Road, Magill, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served in the Senior Cadets, 79th Battalion (1 year); transferred to F Company, 79th Infantry; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Keswick, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Corporal|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on
|The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)|
|Age at death||20|
|Age at death from cemetery records||20|
|Place of burial||Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 71), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Ealter Sidney and Mary Elizabeth EMERY, New Road, Magill, South Australia|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Disembarked Suez, ex-HMAT 'Geelong', 18 December 1915.
Appointed Lance Sergeant, Ferry Post, 26 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Buried at Eaton Hall Cemetery by Reverend J. Green, 20 July 1916.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, EMERY Edgar Sydney|