Walter John EDMONDS

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EDMONDS, Walter John

Service Number: 421
Enlisted: 6 December 1915, West Maitland, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 35th Infantry Battalion
Born: Singleton, New South Wales, 1896
Home Town: Branxton, Cessnock, New South Wales
Schooling: Branxton Public School
Occupation: Wheeler
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 9 June 1917
Cemetery: Strand Military Cemetery, Ploegsteert, Wallonie, Belgium
Plot V111, Row P, Grave 5
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Branxton Memorial Rotunda
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World War 1 Service

6 Dec 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 421, West Maitland, New South Wales
1 May 1916: Involvement Corporal, SN 421, 35th Infantry Battalion
1 May 1916: Embarked Corporal, SN 421, 35th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Sydney
7 Dec 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 421, 35th Infantry Battalion, GSW (face)
9 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 421, 35th Infantry Battalion, Messines

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William JOhna and Ada Lillian of Branxton, NSW

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in the Cadets