Edward Miller BALDWIN

BALDWIN, Edward Miller

Service Numbers: 584, 1012
Enlisted: 18 August 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Yarraville, Melbourne, Australia, 28 February 1894
Home Town: Yarraville, Maribyrnong, Victoria
Schooling: Yarraville State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 8 May 1915, aged 21 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Helles Memorial, Cape Helles, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Helles Memorial, Gallipoli
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 584, 7th Infantry Battalion
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, 7th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Hororata embarkation_ship_number: A20 public_note: ''
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, 584, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
8 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1012, ANZAC / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Jane D. and the late Fred Lister Baldwin.

Private Edward M. Baldwin, of E. Coy., 7th Battalion, who has been killed in the fighting at the Dardanelles, was the fourth son of Mr and Mrs F. L. Baldwin, of 106 Stephen Street, Yarraville. He was 21 years of age and was born at Yarraville. Before enlisting he was employed at the Colonial Sugar Refinery.