Ronald Swan EDGAR

EDGAR, Ronald Swan

Service Number: 108
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 10th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Mornington, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Stockman
Died: Killed in Action, Palestine, 19 April 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Gaza War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza)
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Geelong College WW1 Roll of Honour, Kings Park 10th Light Horse Regiment Memorial WA
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World War 1 Service

8 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, 108, 10th Light Horse Regiment
8 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, 108, 10th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Mashobra, Fremantle
19 Apr 1917: Involvement Sergeant, 108, 10th Light Horse Regiment

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

He was reckoned one of the best scouts and bushman in his regiment and a crack shot. And his record stands high in his Battalion. Sgt Edgar was a special type of Australian manhood. His desperation and courageous manner he endeared himself of officers and men of the Regiment. He has been an exceptionally keen and resourseful soldier and by his quiet heroism and devotion to duty has made a name which will live in the history of the 10th Reg. "Report of C.O."