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Edwards, John Andrew (1334)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 23 years 4 months

Enlistment Details: Tuesday, 29 September 1914 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 1334            view online service record

38 Studley Street
Abbotsford, VIC

Next of Kin:
Mary Ann Edwards (mother)
38 Studley Street
Abbotsford, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Monday, 1 February 1915
Ship: HMAT Clan McGillivray A46
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion – 2nd Reinforcements

RTA: Monday, 5 July 1915
Discharged: Friday, 6 August 1915


  • Brian Membrey
    Posted August 25, 2017 6.21 pm 0Likes

    “Private J. A. Edwards, wounded in action, was a native of Port Melbourne. He was educated at St. Joseph’s, and was a boot maker by trade, employed at Collingwood. He is a single man, 23 years of age, living with his parents in Abbotsford. He had no military. training previous to the outbreak of the war. He joined the 7th Battalion Second Reinforcements, and has an elder brother also at the front with the Third Field Ambulance. He is a nephew of Mrs. J. Berreen, of Port Melbourne”.
    CAREERS OF THE FALLEN” The Age 15 May, 1915

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