GOLDIE, Edward

Service Number: 1039
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
Born: Dundee, Scotland., date not yet discovered
Home Town: Port Adelaide, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bricklayer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 11 August 1916, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, 1039, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), Battle for Pozières , --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '12' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Ceramic embarkation_ship_number: A40 public_note: ''
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, 1039, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
11 Aug 1916: Involvement Sergeant, 1039, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), Battle for Pozières , --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 1039 awm_unit: 16 Battalion awm_rank: Sergeant awm_died_date: 1916-08-11

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

6 Years in militia-time expired.

He left a widow, Catherine Goldie, 18 Brewery Lane, Dundee and a child-Edward Goldie.

Date of enlistment: 11.09.1914

Place of enlistment: Adelaide, SA.

Dundee Courier 5th September 1916.


Official intimation was yesterday received of the death in action of another Dundee Colonial.

 He is Sergeant E. Goldie, of the Australian Imperial Force.   Sergeant Goldie was killed on 11th August.  He enlisted in August, 1914, and went through the whole of Gallipoli campaign.  He was wounded on three occasions. Sergeant Goldie had been in France for about six weeks.