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Joseph Francis EADE

Regimental number1326
Place of birthWallsend, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o D Howard, Cardiff Road, Wallsend, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E J Eade, c/o D Howard, Cardiff Road, Wallsend, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Place of enlistmentKensington, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 July 1915
Discharge date15 December 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 5 April 1915.

Wounded in action, 25-30 April 1915 (gun shot wound, left forearm and upper arm); admitted to No 1 General Hospital, Cairo, 2 May 1915; tramsferred to Australian & New Zealand Convalescent Camp, Helouan, 16 July 1915.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Hororata', 29 July 1915; discharged (medically unfit: amputated right arm), Sydney, 15 December 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 October 1969
Place of burialMt Gravatt Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, EADE Joseph Francis

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