Edgar Charles NEAVE

NEAVE, Edgar Charles

Service Number: 6122
Enlisted: 19 September 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hog Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, 2 December 1896
Home Town: Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
Schooling: Woodville High School, South Australia, Australia
Occupation: Farm labourer
Died: pneumonia & measles, At sea (Sierra Leone), United Kingdom, France, 20 December 1916, aged 20 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Buried at Sea (Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton, Hampshire, England), Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, Grove Town Cemetery, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton, Kingscote Kangaroo Island WW1 Roll of Honour, Penneshaw Kangaroo Island Men Roll of Honor WW1, Penneshaw War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

19 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1
6 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 6122, 27th Infantry Battalion
6 Nov 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 6122, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Adelaide
Date unknown: Involvement 27th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Died aboard a transport ship. Buried at sea.

Commemorated at Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom