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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Private William Albenia Edgerton

31/1/1897
Born at Heathcote, VIC
17/7/1915
Enlisted in the AIF, 12th Reinforcements, 5th Battalion, aged 18
23/11/1915
Embarked aboard the HMAT A40 Ceramic as an acting Corporal
Disembarked in Egypt
22/2/1916
Joined the 5th Battalion and reverts to the ranks
31/3/1916
Transferred to the 46th Battalion
24/4/1916 - 6/5/1916
To hospital - dysentery
2/6/1916
Embark from Alexandria, Egypt
8/6/1916
Disembark at Marseilles, France
1/9/1916
Wounded in action - gunshot wound to the buttock and ankle
5/9/1916
Embark from Boulogne, France for England
6/9/1916
Admitted to Ontario Military Hospital, Kent
29/1/1917 - 13/2/1917
Discharged from hospital to furlough and report to Weymouth
22/3/1917
Detached for duty with Headquarters
20/6/1917
Proceed overseas to France
8/7/1917
Rejoined unit
17/8/1917
Wounded in action - shell wound to the face
16/9/1917
Rejoined unit from wounded
7/12/1917
Promoted to Lance Corporal
21/10/1918
AWL from parade - award, loss of Lance stripe
15/1/1919
Return to England
5/4/1919
Embark for Australia aboard the Warwickshire
28/5/1919
Returned to Australia
20/7/1919
Discharged from the AIF
12/6/19186
Died, aged 89

Last updated by lee, Sat, 28 Aug 2021 11:40:29