George EDWARDS

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EDWARDS, George

Service Number: 7256
Enlisted: 11 June 1917, Place of enlistment - Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 3rd Field Company Engineers
Born: Bishopwearmouth, Sunderland, Durham, England, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Petersham, Marrickville, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Electrical Engineer
Died: Killed in action, by shellfire, Mont de Merris, near Strazlee, France, 19 July 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Borre British Cemetery
Plot II, Row D, Grave 21
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

11 Jun 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 7256, Tunnelling Companies, Place of enlistment - Darlinghurst, New South Wales
4 Aug 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 7256, Tunnelling Companies, Embarked on HMAT 'A32' Themistocles from Melbourne on 4th August 1917 and disembarked Glasgow, Scotland on 2nd October 1917 and entrained to 143 Dtls P'house Camp
7 Nov 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Sapper, 3rd Field Company Engineers
19 Jul 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 7256, 3rd Field Company Engineers

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Biography contributed by Daryl Jones

Husband of Mrs Millicent May EDWARDS and son of George and Margaret Ann EDWARDS.