Edward Leichhardt HUMPHREYS

HUMPHREYS, Edward Leichhardt

Service Number: 3055
Enlisted: 24 October 1916, Roma, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Roma, Queensland, Australia, 25 September 1893
Home Town: Mitchell, Maranoa, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grazier
Died: Natural causes, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 9 August 1967, aged 73 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

24 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3055, Roma, Queensland
7 Feb 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3055, 42nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Sydney
7 Feb 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3055, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
12 Oct 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3055, 42nd Infantry Battalion, 1st Passchendaele, Gassed
29 Sep 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3055, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Breaching the Hindenburg Line - Cambrai / St Quentin Canal, 2nd occasion - GSW (chin and arms)
15 Dec 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 15th Infantry Battalion
20 Jun 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 3055, 15th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

Son of Henry Charles Humphreys and Annie Bertha Knayer

Embarkation Roll (www.awm.gov.au) has incorrectly recorded Christian names spelled EDWIN LEICHARDT