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Born in Ballarat, Grenville and a cycle mechanic by trade, Edward Samuel Bloore was 31 years and single when enlisted on the 14th of July 1915 in the 14th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Private, Number 4144. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on the 29th of December 1915. Admitted sick to Hospital, France on the 21st of July 1916 and again on the 29th of January 1917. Wounded in action in France on the 11th of April 1917; shot wound neck, Havre on the 25th of April 1917; admitted 2nd general hospital shot wound neck and right arm severe, Bristol on the 26th of April 1917. Admitted to Hospital sick, scabies on the 20th of October 1917; dermatitis on the 24th of October 1917, France. And was listed as returned to Australia per 'Armagh' ex Davenport on the 5th April 1919 and discharged from the 3rd Military District with the Termination of Period of Enlistment. Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll) *Given name Samuel Edward. Tree No.1196