Edward Harold (Bud) WATERS

WATERS, Edward Harold

Service Numbers: 2386, 2386A
Enlisted: 3 September 1914, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 11th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, 24 April 1895
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Wool Classer
Died: Natural causes (bronchopnemonia), Brisbane, Queensland, 10 September 1968, aged 73 years
Cemetery: Hemmant Cemetery and Crematorium
Memorials: Milton Christ Church Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

3 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2386, Brisbane, Queensland
25 Sep 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 2386, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Sep 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 2386, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Rangatira, Brisbane
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 2386, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , ANZAC Gallipoli
12 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 11th Field Artillery Brigade , On return to Egypt after hospitalisation in England, was transferred to the 11 FAB in 4th Div. Posted to 111th Howitzer Battery.
19 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 2386, 111th Australian (Howitzer) Battery, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)
15 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 2386, 111th Australian (Howitzer) Battery, Flers/Gueudecourt
3 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 2386, 11th Field Artillery Brigade , Bullecourt (Second)
7 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 2386, 11th Field Artillery Brigade , Messines
31 Jul 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 2386, 11th Field Artillery Brigade , Third Ypres
20 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 2386, 11th Field Artillery Brigade , Menin Road
26 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 2386, 11th Field Artillery Brigade , Polygon Wood
4 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 2386, 11th Field Artillery Brigade , Broodseinde Ridge
12 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 2386, 1st Passchendaele
5 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 2386, 11th Field Artillery Brigade , Dernancourt/Ancre
27 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 2386, 11th Field Artillery Brigade , Villers-Bretonneux
3 Jul 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 2386A, 10th Field Artillery Brigade , Le Hamel - Blueprint for Victory
3 Dec 1918: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 2386A, 11th Field Artillery Brigade , Left England for return to Australia on "Port Hacking". Arrived in Melbourne on and embarked for Brisbane on "Karoola" on 27 Jan 19. Arrived in Brisbane on 4 Feb 1919.
19 Mar 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 2386A, 11th Field Artillery Brigade , Discharged in Brisbane as medically unfit.

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