Badge Number: S1734, Sub Branch: state

MARA, Edgar

Service Numbers: 6883, S75754
Enlisted: 27 May 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: Volunteer Defence Corps (SA)
Born: Canowie Station, Jamestown, South Australia, 31 December 1894
Home Town: Jamestown, Northern Areas, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Boot-maker
Died: Natural Causes, South Australia, 13 December 1970, aged 75 years
Cemetery: Enfield Memorial Park, S.A.
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World War 1 Service

27 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Keswick, South Australia
10 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 6883, 8th Field Ambulance
10 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 6883, 8th Field Ambulance, HMAT Ascanius, Melbourne
11 Nov 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Warrant Officer, SN 6883, 15th Field Ambulance
15 Oct 1919: Discharged AIF WW1

World War 2 Service

16 Apr 1942: Involvement Lieutenant, SN S75754
16 Apr 1942: Enlisted Mount Gambier, SA
12 Dec 1945: Discharged Lieutenant, Volunteer Defence Corps (SA)

World War 1 Service

Date unknown: Wounded SN 6883, 15th Field Ambulance

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Biography contributed by Kathleen Bambridge

General Birdwood on a visit form the United Kingdom presented his Military Medal on 6 March 1920 in Adelaide.