Edward Ezra MALAM

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MALAM, Edward Ezra

Service Number: 7343
Enlisted: 24 November 1916, Brisbane, Qld, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Brisbane, Qld, Australia, 3 December 1892
Home Town: Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Harness Maker / Saddlery
Died: Illness - Medically debilitated by - Chronic Nephritis, (1st M.D) 1st Medical District - Brisbane, Qld, Australia, 15 October 1918, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Toowong (Brisbane General) Cemetery
Grave Location: 6-36-17/18, Portion 6/Section 36/Graves 17, by 18; Buried with: Henry Frankish Malam. Also (DVA) Official Commemoration - Memorial Location: Wall 11/Row C; AT the Queensland Garden of Remembrance (within Pinnaroo Lawn Cemetery) Bridgeman Downs, Qld, Australia.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

24 Nov 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 7343, 11th Depot Battalion, Brisbane, Qld, Australia
22 Jan 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 15th Infantry Battalion, Transferred: 22/01/1917, 24/15, Private; (NAA, Pg-8) Service Record of Private: Edward Ezra MALAM, SN 7343.
24 Jan 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 7343, 15th Infantry Battalion
24 Jan 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 7343, 15th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ayrshire, Sydney
22 Jun 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 15th Infantry Battalion, Wounded - Medically by Illness - as per stated: Forfeiture & Crimes - Discharge: 19/03/1917; (NAA, Pg-25). Admitted: 22/06/1917, Sutton Veny - Military Hospital - Warminster, Wiltshire, England; Diagnosed and Medically Debilitated by - "Chronic Nephritis". To his eventual death: 18/10/1918, 1st Medical District - Brisbane, Qld, Australia.
28 Sep 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 7343, 15th Infantry Battalion, Embarked Ship: 28/09/1917, Devonport, England, "SS Suevic", Transport Ship; (NAA-Pg-30). NOTE: *Ref* (NAA, Pg's-25, 26) Forfeitures & Crimes - 19/03/1917; Admission - 22/06/1917, Sutton Veny M.H, "Diagnosed and Medically Debilitated by - Chronic Nephritis"; further returned to Australia - (1st M.D) 1st Medical District - Brisbane, Qld - On a "Transport Ship - SS Suevic" (& not a *Hospital Ship*).
20 Dec 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 7343, 15th Infantry Battalion, Medical Discharge (REF: NAA, Pg's - 8, 21, 25): 20/12/1917, (1st M.D) 1st Medical District - Brisbane, Qld. NOTE: Previously - earlier that year - From Date: 19/03/1917, forfeiture of Service; To Date: 22/06/1917, Admitted to S.V.M.Hospital, Diagnosed - Medically Debilitated by - "Chronic Nephitris". Service Record of Private: Edward Ezra MALAM, SN 7343.
15 Oct 1918: Involvement Private, SN 7343, 15th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Daniel Bishop

Son of George William MALAM & Mary (nee-CUNDITH) MALAM.

Birth:  03/12/1892, Brisbane, Qld (Reg No:  1893/ 10789).

Death:  18/10/1918, 1st Medical District - Brisbane, Qld (Reg No:  1918/ 28127).