Joseph Thomas EDWARDS

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EDWARDS, Joseph Thomas

Service Number: 1934
Enlisted: 18 February 1915, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Coolgardie, Coolgardie, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Stockman
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 1 August 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row G, Grave 46 Chaplain J.G. Robertson officiated
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1934, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
29 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1934, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
29 Apr 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1934, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Fremantle
1 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1934, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Joseph John Edwards of Coolgardie, WA. Brother of Myrtle Rosetta Edwards

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

Also served in the Citizen Military Forces