|Place of birth||Point Lincoln, South Australia|
|Address||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||38|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs E Jergens, Leicester Street, Eaglehawk, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Age at death from cemetery records||38|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 5), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: August and Mary JERGENS; husband of E. JERGENS, Lester Street, Eaglehawk, Victoria. Native of South Australia|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Adelaide, 9 March 1916; disembarked Suez, 3 April 1916.
Marched in 8th Training Bn, Tel el Kebir, 1 May 1916.
Taken on strength of 32nd Bn as a supernumerary to establishment, Ferry Post, 24 May 1916; absorbed into strength of 32nd Bn, 27 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Posted missing, 20 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 12 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 20 July 1916'.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, JERGENS Edward William
Red Cross file 1440114