Edgar Vernon BRADY


BRADY, Edgar Vernon

Service Number: 709
Enlisted: 2 January 1915, Helena Vale, WA
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 10th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Burra, South Australia, 31 May 1882
Home Town: Victoria Park, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Schooling: Burra Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Plumber
Died: Killed in Action, Walker's Ridge, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 7 August 1915, aged 33 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
The Lone Pine Memorial (Panel 10), Gallipoli, Turkey, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, East Victoria Park Memorial Wall, Kings Park 10th Light Horse Regiment Memorial WA, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Perth St. George's Cathedral Choir Honour Roll, Victoria Park Church of the Transfiguration Fallen Honour Roll, Victoria Park War Memorial, West Leederville War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

2 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 709, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Helena Vale, WA
19 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 709, 10th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 709, 10th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Itonus, Fremantle
7 Aug 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 709, 10th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Edward Foster BRADY and Harriett Ann nee WHITE; husband of Rose Harriett Brady, of 87, North Beach Rd., Leederville, Western Australia

Late Water Supply Department, Perth

Biography contributed by Evan Evans

From Gallipoli Association

Trooper Edgar Vernon Brady, 10th Australian Light Horse Regiment.

A plumber from Victoria Park, Western Australia, prior to enlistment on 4 January 1915. He was one of five brothers who enlisted in World War One.

Edgar embarked from Fremantle aboard HMAT Itonus #OTD in 1915 for Egypt. The regiment moved from Alexandria to Gallipoli on 16 May.

Tpr Brady was killed in action at Walkers Ridge, Gallipoli, on 7 August 1915, aged 32 years.
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