Edward Edgar (Jack) HERRING

HERRING, Edward Edgar

Service Number: 939
Enlisted: 20 August 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Gladesville, New South Wales, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Gladesville, Hunters Hill, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bank Clerk
Died: Killed in Action, At sea (HS Delta), Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 9 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Commercial Banking Company of Sydney WW1 Honour Roll, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Sydney Grammar School WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

20 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 939, 3rd Infantry Battalion
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, 939, 3rd Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, 939, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Died of wounds (gun shot wounds, throat, throax and abdomen), Hospital Ship 'Delta', 9 August 1915; buried at sea by Reverend H S Marshall, 9 August 1915

HERRING. — Died of wounds at Dardanelles, August 9th, Edward Edgar (Jack) Herring, youngest son of the late Gerard Edgar Herring and Mrs. Herring, of 'Bracondale,' Gladesville, aged 24 years.