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Edgar Chisholm

Acting Lance Corporal

22nd Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Rising Sun Badge

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Alba
  • Planted By: D.C.McGrath, MHR
  • Plaque: 2666

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Born in Burrumbeet, Chisholm, Learmonth, Ripon and Carter by trade, Edgar George Chisholm was 18 years and single when enlisted on the 22nd of July 1915 in the 21st Battalion, 9th Reinforcement, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Acting Lance Corporal, Number 3788. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 'Warilda' on the 8th of February 1916. Wounded in action in France on the 30th of July 1916 and admitted to the 13th Stationery Hospital Gunshot wound Chest and knee severe wounded on the 2nd of August 1916; admitted to the 3rd General Hospital, Wandsworth Gunshot wound IX left Knee on the 5th of August 1916 and discharged from the 1st Auxiliary Hospital to Weymouth Gunshot wound IX left Knee and transferred to the 22nd Battalion from the 21st Battalion ex AIF Depot Headquarters. Embarked return to Australia on the 9th of December 1918. Discharged from the A.I.F. 3rd Military District ex 'Lancashire' Military Unit on the 17th of March 1919. Family/military connections Brother: 312 Private Donald Alex Gordon Chisholm, 23rd Battalion, killed in action on the 2nd of September 1915. War service: Western Front Tree No. 2666

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