Edgar Davies OLDFIELD

Badge Number: S10225, Sub Branch: Woodville

OLDFIELD, Edgar Davies

Service Number: 317
Enlisted: 19 October 1914, Morphettville, South Australia
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 9th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Exeter, South Australia, Australia, 8 November 1892
Home Town: Semaphore, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Baker
Died: Natural causes, Millswood Estate, South Australia, 7 July 1961, aged 68 years
Cemetery: Cheltenham Cemetery, South Australia
Section: Section U, Drive: D, Path (#): 9(31), Site Number: 259C
Memorials: Adelaide Grand Masonic Lodge WW1 Honour Board (1), Port Adelaide Orpheus Society Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 317, Morphettville, South Australia
11 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 317, 9th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Karroo, Melbourne
11 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 317, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
17 Mar 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 9th Light Horse Regiment
5 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 317, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
5 Sep 1915: Wounded Lance Corporal, SN 317, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Shell wound
9 Mar 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 317, 9th Light Horse Regiment

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

5 September 1915 - Wounded in action

30 March 1916 - Invalided on board Itonus

10 June 1916 - Returned to Australia

9 August 1916 - Diagnosed with a Hernia

4 November 1922 - Married Elvira Lois Fraser in the Methodist Church, Exeter, SA

RSL Information

1917 - Joined RLs while living at Golden Grain Bakery, Semaphore Road, Exeter

4 May 1922 - Resigned from the RSL

1 January 1923 - Rejoined the RSL while living at Conmare Road , Woodville

30 June 1940 - Transferred to Woodville Sub Branch while living at 8 Panmure Place, Woodville

Last know address was Jervois Street, Exeter

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