|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Nhill, Victoria|
|School||Payneham Public School, South Australia|
|Address||River Street, Payneham, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs A Borgelt, Westmartin, Payneham, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/27/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||50th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Taken on strength, 10th Bn, Mudros, 25 November 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 29 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Transferred to 50th Bn, 26 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 5 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 12 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 25 June 1916 (shell wound, bomb, back), and admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance; transferred to 1st Casualty Clearing Station, 26 June 1916; to 3rd Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne, 28 June 1916; to 8th Stationary Hospital, Wimereux, 29 June 1916; to England, 29 June 1916, and admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, 30 June 1916. Proceeded overseas to France, 28 August 1916; rejoined Bn, in the field, 16 September 1916.
Wounded in action (second occasion), Flers, 2 February 1917 (gun shot wound, left arm), admitted to 12th Australian Field Ambulance and then transferred to Casualty Clearing Station; to No 3 Stationary Hospital, Rouen (left arm amputated); to England, 6 February 1917, and admitted to Frensham Hill Military Hospital, 7 February 1917. Transferred to 2nd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 5 July 1917; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 10 July 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Demosthenes', 27 July 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 24 September 1917; discharged, 25 April 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||44|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BORGELT Edwin August Christian|