Albert EDGE

EDGE, Albert

Service Number: 428
Enlisted: 17 April 1916, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 25th Machine Gun Company
Born: Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, 29 August 1886
Home Town: Nundah, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Railway clerk
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 24 October 1917, aged 31 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Nundah Baptist Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

17 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 428, Brisbane, Queensland
20 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 428, 12th Machine Gun Company, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
20 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 428, 12th Machine Gun Company, HMAT Port Lincoln, Melbourne
13 Feb 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 25th Machine Gun Company
24 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 428, 25th Machine Gun Company, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Paul Trevor

The two enlisted children of Noah Edge and Maria (née Lavender) Edge of Queensland [both parents deceased]:-

166 L/Cpl. Ernest Edge (/explore/people/218212) - returned to Australia;

428 Pte. Albert Edge - killed in action.