Edward James EDGLEY


EDGLEY, Edward James

Service Number: 53
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1894
Home Town: Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Shoemaker
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot 111, Row E, Grave 2 Headstone inscription reads: Thy will be done
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 53, 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 53, 6th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Lance Corporal, SN 53, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Frederick and Caroline Edgley. Husband of Sylvia Leta Edgley later known as Sylvia Leta Hutchinson of 170 Langridge Street, Collingwood, Victoria formerly of Scotchmer Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria. Father of Jean Matilda  Edgley

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