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Edward Pilling

Name on Board EG Pilling
Name on Service
Edward  Pilling
Enlistment Age 45
Occupation Wharf Labourer
Place of Birth Ballarat, Vic
Next of Kin Mary Pilling
Address 64 Kororoit Creek Rd, North Williamstown, Vic
Marital Status M
Enlistment Date 14/07/1915
Service No. 323
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 10/11/1915
Embarkation Ship HMAT Ascanius A11
Unit on Embarkation 29th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 18/09/1916
Unit on Death 29th Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death Illness (cerebral hemorrhage as a result of wounds)
Place of Wounding/
Wounded on 20/07/1916, died at 26th General Hospital, France
Cemetery or Memorial Etaples Military Cemetery, Etaples, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Additional Information Edward Pilling had fought in China in the Boxer Rebellion. Left a widow and three children. Brother: Mr S Pilling of Stags Head Hotel.
Additional References Williamstown Chronicle, Saturday 21 October 1916, p2
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