Edward (Edwin) Austin OVERINGTON

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OVERINGTON, Edward (Edwin) Austin

Service Number: 12309
Enlisted: 1 November 1915, Blackboy Hill, WA
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Adelaide, SA, 6 March 1890
Home Town: Maylands, Bayswater, Western Australia
Schooling: Norwood State School
Occupation: Miner
Died: Died of wounds, France, 6 November 1917, aged 27 years
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen
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Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kent Town Wesleyan Methodist Church WW1 Honour Roll, Norwood War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

1 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 12309, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , Blackboy Hill, WA
28 Jan 1916: Involvement Gunner, SN 12309, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade
28 Jan 1916: Embarked Gunner, SN 12309, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Owen Overington and Sarah Ann nee Austin of Adelaide SA

HIS LIFE FOR THOSE HE LOVED

OVERINGTON.-On November 6, of wounds, received in France, Bommadier Edwin Austin Overington, youngest son of the late Owen Overington (S.A. Police Force), the much-loved nephew of Miss Lucy Austin, Kent Town; and brother of Alf. O. Overington (Melbourne), Mrs. William, McDowall (Western Australia), Mrs. Alf. J. Quarrell (Corryton), and Miss F. G. Overington (Kent Town), aged 27 years. His life for the King and Empire.

 

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