Edward Percival ARCHER

ARCHER, Edward Percival

Service Numbers: 2328, V81725
Enlisted: 13 July 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Major
Last Unit: Lines of Communication Units
Born: Bendigo, Victoria, 17 October 1889
Home Town: Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farrier
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World War 1 Service

13 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2328, Melbourne, Victoria
29 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 2328, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
29 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 2328, 22nd Infantry Battalion, RMS Osterley, Melbourne
11 Oct 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 22nd Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

21 Oct 1939: Enlisted Lieutenant, SN V81725, Dandenong, Victoria
21 Oct 1939: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Major, SN V81725
18 Mar 1946: Discharged Major, SN V81725, Lines of Communication Units, HQ Lines of Communication (Victoria)

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"2328 Acting Sergeant Edward Percival Archer, 5th Reinforcements, 22nd Battalion, of North Carlton, Vic. A/Sgt Archer enlisted on 13 July 1915 and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Osterley on 29 September 1915. He was commissioned as a lieutenant on 1 March 1918 with the 6th Battalion. He returned to Australia on 3 May 1919." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)