|Place of birth||Ballarat, Victoria|
|Address||Kororoit Creek Road, North Williamstown, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||45.3|
|Next of kin||Mrs M Pilling, Kororoit Creek Road, North Williamstown, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 9 years in the Naval Brigade; 9 months in the China Contingent, Boxer Rebellion.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||29th Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/46/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||29th Battalion|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Place of burial||Etaples Military Cemetery (Plot X, Row E, Grave No. 10), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 10 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 7 December 1915.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 19-20 July 1916 (shrapnel wound, between shoulder), and admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance; transferred to 1st Convalescent Hospital, Boulogne, 21 July 1916; to Base Depot, Etaples, 29 July 1916.
Admitted to 26th General Hospital, Etaples, 17 September 1916; died of disease (cerebral haemorrhage), 18 September 1916.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, PILLING Edward|