Edward KERWAN

KERWAN, Edward

Service Number: 2307
Enlisted: 3 April 1916, Enlisted at Armidale, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 33rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Guyra, New South Wales, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Hillgrove, Armidale Dumaresq, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia, 1965, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

3 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2307, 33rd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Armidale, NSW
17 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2307, 33rd Infantry Battalion
17 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2307, 33rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Sydney
17 Jul 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2307, 33rd Infantry Battalion, Wounds to the arm (severe) and thigh.
23 Mar 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 2307, 33rd Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 2nd Military District as wounded

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Biography contributed by Robert Kearney

Enlisted and served under alias Edward FOX

Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Richard Fox of Emmaville, NSW and Almyra Kerwan

Commenced return to Australia on 21 December 1917 aboard HMAT Persic disembarking on the 14 February 1918

During 1921 Edward married Ellen Morton at Emmaville, NSW

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal