Edwin WELLINGTON

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WELLINGTON, Edwin

Service Number: 5716
Enlisted: 4 May 1916, Footscray
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 21st Infantry Battalion
Born: Heathcote, Victoria, Australia, March 1895
Home Town: Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Heathcote State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Miner
Died: Killed In Action, To Be Determined, Poelcappelle, Belgium, 9 October 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

4 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5716, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Footscray
26 May 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 21st Infantry Battalion
25 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5716, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
25 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5716, 22nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Melbourne
28 Apr 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 66th Infantry Battalion
22 Sep 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 21st Infantry Battalion
9 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5716, 21st Infantry Battalion, Battle of Poelcapelle
9 Oct 1917: Involvement Private, SN 5716, 21st Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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