Edward Ernest CHERRY

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CHERRY, Edward Ernest

Service Number: 4156
Enlisted: 21 June 1916, Toowoomba, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 31st Infantry Battalion
Born: Pittsworth, Queensland, 18 September 1897
Home Town: Cooyar, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Cooyar State School
Occupation: Teamster
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 26 September 1917, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Hooge Crater Cemetery
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cooyar State School Roll of Honour, Cooyar War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

21 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4156, 31st Infantry Battalion, Toowoomba, Queensland
21 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4156, 31st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
21 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4156, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Boonah, Brisbane
26 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4156, 31st Infantry Battalion, Polygon Wood

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Ettrick and Amelia CHERRY, Cooyar, Queensland