The AIF Project

Edward Wilkinson DEANE

Date of birth1872
Place of birthRainford, Lancashire, England
SchoolPrince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia; Geelong College, Victoria
Other trainingUniversity of Melbourne
Age on arrival in Australia2
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressMaryborough, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs A M Deane, Park Road, Maryborough, Victoria
Enlistment date18 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameNo 1 Australian General Hospital
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Mooltan on 18 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateDied of disease 4 April 1916
Age at death from cemetery records44
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No 24), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
182
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Maslen DEANE and Isobel R. DEANE; Wife: Ada Deane, 3 Quat Quatta Avenue, Elsternwick, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Cause of death: acute cystitis

Print format