Redmond, John Edward (3125)
Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC
Age: 21 years 4 months
Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 18 August 1915 – Morven, QLD
Service Number: 3125 view online service record
Next of Kin:
John William Redmond (father)
120 Albert Street
Date: Thursday, 30 December 1915
Ship: HMAT Itonus A50
Port: Brisbane, QLD
Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion – 7th Reinforcements
KIA: Wednesday, 11 April 1917
Private, 15 Infantry, killed in action, 11 April, 1917, France, aged, commemorated Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France.
Parents: John William REDMOND, born Port Melbourne. Redmond enlisted as a 21-year-old labourer from Queensland with his father in Albert Street, Brunswick, although mail in May, 1917 prove undeliverable and the late serviceman’s medals, Memorial Scroll and Plaque were never distributed. Redmond was posted Missing on 11 April, 1917, subsequently declared killed in action by a Court of Enquiry in November. No circular returned, place of association defaulted to Morven, Queensland.
Additional research by Brian Membrey