Sydney Herbert EDWARDS

EDWARDS, Sydney Herbert

Service Number: 3333
Enlisted: 21 July 1915, Rockhampton, Queensland
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 49th Infantry Battalion
Born: Laidley, Queensland, 20 January 1886
Home Town: Mackay, Mackay, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 5 April 1918, aged 32 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Mackay Cenotaph, Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Roll, Marian Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

21 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3333, Rockhampton, Queensland
5 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 3333, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
5 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 3333, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Warilda, Brisbane
29 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 49th Infantry Battalion
12 Aug 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 3333, 49th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , GSW (arm)
13 Aug 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 69th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
19 Sep 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Corporal, 49th Infantry Battalion
5 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, 3333, 49th Infantry Battalion, Villers-Bretonneux

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