Edgar Charles Francis RAYNER

RAYNER, Edgar Charles Francis

Service Number: 2755
Enlisted: 14 July 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion
Born: Neilborough, Victoria, January 1895
Home Town: Eaglehawk, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Blacksmith
Memorials: Eaglehawk Uniting Church Honour Board and Memorial Windows
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World War 1 Service

14 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2755, Melbourne, Victoria
27 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2755, 24th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
27 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2755, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
6 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 2755, 8th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...2755 Private Edgar Charles Francis Rayner, 6th Reinforcements, 24th Battalion, of Sandringham, Vic. Pte Rayner enlisted on 17 July 1915 and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Ulysses on 27 October 1915. He returned to Australia on 28 March 1919 with the 8th Battalion." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)