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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Gunner Edward John Bottle

1876
Born at Bacchus Marsh, VIC
10/3/1900
Embarked at Melbourne for South Africa (Boer War) aboard the SS Euryalus as part of the 3rd Victorian Bushman's Contingent.
6/6/1901
Returned to Melbourne
2/11/1914
Enlisted in the AIF at Liverpool, NSW at age 38
19/12/1914
Embarked at Sydney aboard the HMAT A31 Ajana with 7th Light Horse 1st, Veterinary Section
1/2/1915
Disembarked, Eygpt
3/5/1915
Leaving camp while under open arrest, drunk, improperly dressed - award fine 10/- 14 days confined to Barracks 3 extra picquets
20/5/1915
Drunk, AWOL - award 168 hours detention
21/5/1915
Gallipoli with the 7th Light Horse
2/9/1915
Leaving unit w/o permission - award 4 days loss of pay
Gun Shot Wound to the left arm. - Dardanelles
17/9/1915
Admitted to Hospital Ship Somali - Septic arm
21/9/1915
Admitted St Patrick's Military Hospital, Malta - Gun Shot Wound to left arm
5/2/1916
Admitted to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Cairo, Egypt
10/3/1916
Attached to 2nd Light Horse Training Regiment ex 1st Veterinary Section
27/5/1916
Transfered to Artillery Details
1/12/1916
Proceeding from England to France - 4th Divisional Ammunition Column
3/2/1917
Proceeding to England
4/5/1917
Embarked for Australia aboard the HMAT Miltiades - Chronic Bronchitis
1/7/1917
Returned to Australia
31/8/1917
Discharged from the AIF - medically unfit
1923
Died at Tallangatta, VIC aged 47

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