Edward Charles (Ted) HEWERDINE

HEWERDINE, Edward Charles

Service Number: QX40744
Enlisted: 29 January 1942, Maryborough, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 47th Infantry Battalion
Born: Maryborough, Queensland, 22 September 1920
Home Town: Tiaro, Fraser Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Timber Cutter
Died: Killed in Action, Tambu Bay, New Guinea, 20 August 1943, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Lae War Cemetery
Grave Reference M D 8, Lae War Cemetery, Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Maryborough 47th Battalion Fallen Comrades HB, Tiaro Shire Honour Roll WW2, Tiaro War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

29 Jan 1942: Involvement Private, QX40744
29 Jan 1942: Enlisted Maryborough, Queensland
29 Jan 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, QX40744
20 Aug 1943: Involvement Private, 47th Infantry Battalion

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Edward Charles HEWERDINE was born on 22nd September, 1920 in Maryborough, Queensland

His parents were Charles Robert HEWERDINE and Elsie Margaret SORRENSEN

He enlisted on 29th January 1942 with the Australian Army

He was Killed in Action on 20th August 1943 at Tambu Bay while serving with the 47th Australian Infantry Battalion in New Guinea

Edward if buried in Lae War Cemetery and also commemorated on the Australian War Memorial & the Roll of Honour at Tiaro, Queensland

His father Charles Robert HEWERDINE also served in WW1 in the 4th Pioneer Battalion.



Maryborough Chronicle, Wide Bay & Burnett Advertiser -

20 Aug 1945


HEWERDINE.- In loving memory of QX40744 Private E. C. Hewerdine, 47th Battalion, killed in action at Tambu Bay, New Guinea on August 20, 1943. -Iinserted by his loving parents, sisters & brothers & brother in law.

In proud and loving memory of our dear friend Private Edward Charles Hewerdine - Always remembered.  Inserted by his old pals Jiim & Hilda Ward

HEWERDINE.- In sad and loving memory of our dear brother and brother-in-law.

Deep in our hearts your memory is kept.  

For those who loved you will never forget - Inserted by his loving sister and brother in law, Grace and Reg.