Edward FLOOD MM

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FLOOD, Edward

Service Number: 272
Enlisted: 4 June 1915
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 36th Heavy Artillery Group
Born: Maddenstown, Kildare, Ireland, 1874
Home Town: Queenscliff, Victoria
Schooling: National School, Ireland
Occupation: Professional Soldier, Royal Garrision Artillery
Died: Died of wounds, France, 18 April 1918
Cemetery: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery
Plot VIII, Row I, Grave No. 205
Memorials: Queenscliff Cosmopolitan Lodge No 96 VC Roll of Honor, Queenscliffe Royal Australian Garrison Artillery Third Military District Honor Roll
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World War 1 Service

4 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 272, Siege Artillery Brigade
17 Jul 1915: Involvement Gunner, SN 272, Siege Artillery Brigade
17 Jul 1915: Embarked Gunner, SN 272, Siege Artillery Brigade, HMAT Orsova, Melbourne
23 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 272, Siege Artillery Brigade, Battle for Pozières
13 Jun 1917: Honoured Military Medal, Third Ypres, For bravery in the field (Arras). NB: Also awarded a French Croix de Geurre on 8 July 1918.
17 Apr 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 272, 36th Heavy Artillery Group, German Spring Offensive 1918, GSW to chest. Died 18 April 1918 on No.12 Ambulance Train en-route to hospital.
18 Apr 1918: Involvement Gunner, SN 272

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