Edward A J Sapper 22198

Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918


Edward A J  Sapper  22198    Alexander John        FCE    19    Turner    Single    Pres        

Address:    Moonee Ponds, Grandison St, 42    

Next of Kin:    Edward, L, Mrs, mother, 42 Grandison St, Moonee Ponds    

Enlisted:    18 Jun 1917        

Embarked:     A34 Persic 21 Mar 1918 (Sydney)    


On Monday, July 30, a number of friends gathered at the residence of Warrant Officer and Mrs. Edward, 42 Grandison st., Moonee Ponds, to bid farewell to their second son, Sapper A. J. Edward, who is leaving for Sydney to fulfil his military training before embarking for the front. Cpl. Blair, with a few suitable remarks, handed the young soldier a case of military brushes from his young lady friends; also a wallet from a few of his mates, for which Sapper Edward briefly returned thanks. Refreshments were partaken of, and games and music indulged in. Songs were rendered by Cpl. Blair, Cpl. F. Bowler, Messrs. H. Quarry and G. Blew, accompanied by Miss D. Scruby.



ROLL OF HONOUR. (1917, August 9). The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter (Moonee Ponds, Vic. : 1914 - 1918), p. 5 Edition: Morning. Retrieved May 22, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74603356


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