Edward William REDFERN


REDFERN, Edward William

Service Number: 1367
Enlisted: 30 October 1914, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 13th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wallsend, New South Wales, 1896
Home Town: Newcastle, Hunter Region, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Cashier
Died: Died of wounds - gunshot wound to the left leg, 21st General Hospital, Alexandria, Egypt, 26 November 1915
Cemetery: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery
Row B, Grave 60 Rev. Pitt-Owen officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cook's Hill Superior Public School , Newcastle (Gardner Memorial) War Memorial, Newcastle East Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

30 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1367, 13th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 1367, 13th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 1367, 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Melbourne
7 Aug 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1367, 13th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Gunshot wound to the left leg

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Edward William Redfern and Edgecombe Ethel I. Redfern of 20 Scott Street, Newcastle, NSW

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

At the time of enlistment he was serving in the Naval Reserves