George William EDWARDS

EDWARDS, George William

Service Number: 1531
Enlisted: 24 March 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mackay, Queensland, 28 June 1893
Home Town: Eton, Mackay, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Sugar boiler
Died: Natural causes, Greenslopes, Queensland, 11 November 1953, aged 60 years
Cemetery: Mount Thompson Memorial Gardens & Crematorium
Memorials: Eton War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

24 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1531, Brisbane, Queensland
29 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1531, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Brisbane
29 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1531, 25th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
4 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1531, 25th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
19 May 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1531, 25th Infantry Battalion, GSW (face)
24 Sep 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 25th Infantry Battalion
27 Nov 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 25th Infantry Battalion
4 Oct 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Corporal, 9th Infantry Battalion
21 Dec 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1531, 9th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

Married Army Nurse Amelia Jarvis THORN (32) at Earlsfield, Wandsworth, London on 27 Dec 1917