Edgar George Eric WILLIS

WILLIS, Edgar George Eric

Service Numbers: 6014, S1149
Enlisted: 21 August 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: Area Staff
Born: Tarlee, South Australia, 28 July 1888
Home Town: Hamley Bridge, Light, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Natural causes, Adelaide, South Australia, 9 August 1965, aged 77 years
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Plot: General E, Path 16, Grave 178A
Memorials: Riverton Pictorial Honour Board, Tarlee & District Roll of Honor WW1, Tarlee War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

21 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6014, Adelaide, South Australia
1 Oct 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant
28 Feb 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
28 Feb 1918: Embarked AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Adelaide
1 Sep 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 27th Infantry Battalion
2 Sep 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 27th Infantry Battalion, Mont St Quentin / Peronne, GSW (mouth and left leg)
15 Jan 1920: Discharged AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 27th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

9 Sep 1940: Involvement Captain, SN S1149
9 Sep 1940: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Captain, SN S1149, Keswick, South Australia
20 May 1942: Discharged Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Captain, SN S1149, Area Staff

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Husband of Myrtle Lillian Willis