Edwin Thomas ALDERTON

Regimental number6457
Date of birth1886
Place of birthNorth Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram driver
Address43 Jenkins Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs C U Alderton, c/o Mrs F E Smeal, Cambridge Street, Willoughby, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of accidental injuries; secondary fate: DOI 28 August 1918
Date of death28 August 1918
Age at death32
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row A, Grave 35), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal