Edward Francis KENDRICK


KENDRICK, Edward Francis

Service Number: 798
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, 1889
Home Town: Geraldton, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Railway Clerk
Died: Killed in action, Dardenelles, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row I, Grave 28 Headstone inscription reads: How nobler can a man die than fighting against great odds
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 798, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, NSW
2 Nov 1914: Involvement Private, SN 798, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
2 Nov 1914: Embarked Private, SN 798, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Joseph and Emma Kendrick of Geraldton, WA; brother of Dulcie Edith Kendrick of Concord, NSW

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal