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Joseph B. Edwards

Private

29th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Not Assessed
  • Planted By: Miss N. Oates
  • Plaque: 821

Additional Info

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Biography

Joseph Buxton Edwards was born in Ballarat. He enlisted on 7th July 1915 and was posted to 29th Infantry Battalion with Regimental No. 2015. He was 22 years old, single and an iron moulder. He was wounded during the fighting at Pozieres and evacuated to 16th Military Hospital, Chatham where he died on 6th August 1916. He is buried in the Fort Pitt Military Cemetery, Kent, UK.
Tree No. 821

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour