Edwin Wilfred VIVIAN

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VIVIAN, Edwin Wilfred

Service Number: SX8204
Enlisted: 6 July 1940, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mannum, South Australia, 7 June 1908
Home Town: Mannum, Mid Murray, South Australia
Schooling: Pellaring Flat School
Occupation: Hairdresser
Died: Killed in Action, Egypt, 31 October 1942, aged 34 years
Cemetery: El Alamein War Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Mannum War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

6 Jul 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX8204, Adelaide, South Australia
31 Oct 1942: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX8204, 2nd/48th Infantry Battalion, El Alamein
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography

Pte. Edwin Wilfred Vivian 2/48th AIF of Mannum. Aged 34. Son of Mrs LJ Vivian of Mannun. Educated at Pellaring Flat School. Fond of shooting and also playing football. A hairdresser in civil life. Enlisted in 2nd AIF in July 1940. Left for overseas in November 1940 and took part in desert engagements. Was killed in action at battle of El Alamein on 31st October 1942.

Information from The Personal Pictorial Honor Roll of South Australians who have enlisted in the Second World War.