Henry John EDWARDS


EDWARDS, Henry John

Service Number: 503
Enlisted: 30 January 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 12th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Tumbarumba, New South Wales, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Tumbarumba, Tumbarumba, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Illness - Ostec-Myelitis and exhaustion, 4th Australian General Hospital, Port Said, Egypt, 23 May 1918
Cemetery: Port Said War Memorial Cemetery
Row H, Grave 1 Rev. King officiated, Port Said War Memorial Cemetery, Port Said, Suez Canal, Egypt
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Tumbarumba District Roll of Honour WW1
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World War 1 Service

30 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Driver, SN 503, 12th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
22 Jun 1915: Involvement Driver, SN 503, 12th Light Horse Regiment
22 Jun 1915: Embarked Driver, SN 503, 12th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Vestalia, Sydney
14 May 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, In the field
23 May 1918: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 503, 12th Light Horse Regiment

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Isabel Allen of Tumbarumba, NSW

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal