|Place of birth||Lancefield, Victoria|
|Address||Neerim Junction, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs S Carroll, c/o Construction Works, Neerim Junction, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||7th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli
Admitted to Anzac Advanced Base, Mudros, 18 November 1915; joined 7th Bn, Sarpia Camp, Lemnos, 20 November 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 7 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Found guilty, Tel el Kebir, 8 January 1916, of insubordination: awarded 3 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Found guilty, Tel el Kebir, 8 January 1916, of conduct to the prejudice of good order in giving a false answer to an NCO: awarded 4 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Admitted to 2nd Field Ambulance, 14 February 1916; transferred to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, Serapeum, 14 February 1916; to 1st Australian Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 14 February 1916; to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, 17 February 1916 (injury to knee); to Convalescent Depot, Helouan, 29 February 1916l to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 23 March 1916 (synovitis, knee); to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, 31 March 1916 (displaced cartiege).
Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Itonus' for operation, 10 June 1916; disembarked Melbourne, 18 July 1916; discharged, Melbourne, 26 October 1916.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CARROLL Edward|