2469 Frederick John EDWARDS

Date of enlistment 13th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company  
Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action – Pozieres

Hospitalised sick twice

Summary of Private Edwards WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
24th May 1918 Australia Discharged
13th November 1917 Australia Disembarked
10th September 1917 England Return to Australia on A38 Ulysses
18th August 1917 England Discharged from Tidworth Military Hospital to No.2 Command Depot Weymouth
4th April 1917 England Sick to hospital (old wound discharging)
20th March 1917 England Marched into Perham Down from hospital
14th February 1917 England Sick to hospital (Delhi?/Tidworth)
10th February 1917 England Marched into No.1 Command Depot Perham Down from No.2 Command Depot Weymouth
17th October 1916 England Transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield
27th August 1916 England Embarked Boulogne on HS St.Denis for England, and admitted 2nd Eastern Hospital Brighton
7th August 1916 France Transferred to 2nd Canadian Gen Hospital, Boulogne
4th August 1916 France Wounded in Action – shell wound back, and to 44 CCS. Hit by shrapnel ball to back
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
12th September 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
28th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot

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