Edward John (Ted) WYLY


WYLY, Edward John

Service Number: 36090
Enlisted: 8 September 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: Field Artillery Brigades
Born: Crafers, South Australia, 25 August 1883
Home Town: Crafers, Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Schooling: Crafers Public School
Occupation: Salesman
Died: Killed in Action, France, 16 August 1918, aged 34 years
Cemetery: Heath Cemetery
Plot 1V, Row F, Grave 2
Memorials: Adelaide Grand Masonic Lodge WW1 Honour Board, Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Yorketown War Memorial, Yorketown and District of Melville Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

8 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 36090, Adelaide, South Australia
10 Sep 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Gunner
9 Nov 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 36090, Field Artillery Brigades, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
9 Nov 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 36090, Field Artillery Brigades, HMAT Port Sydney, Melbourne
16 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 36090, "The Last Hundred Days"

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

28 Oct 1909 - Edward married Grace Henrietta MacFarlane in the St George Church, Yorketown, South Australia

Medals: British War Medal and Victory Medal

Biography contributed by Aberfoyle Park High School

Edward's schooling was at Crafer's Public School. His job was to be a salesman. He enlisted on 8 September 1916 and was promoted in 1917.