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Edwin SEDGWICK

Regimental number5895
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressByng Street, Orange, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, G Sedgwick, No. 2 The Rockie, Cremorne Road, Cremorne, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 19
Date: 14 February 1918

Bar to Military Medal

'For devotion to duty during the operations at MONT DE MERRIS near STRAZEELE on night 2nd/3rd June, 1918. Bombardier SEDGWICK accompanied the F.O.O. during the attack and performed valuable work mending telephone wires and assisting to maintain communication with the forward Wireless Station form where reports on the progress of the attack were being forwarded to Brigade Headquarters.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Date: 12 February 1919

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 19
Date: 14 February 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal & Bar, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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