Edward Arnold CORNELL

Birthplace
Indooroopilly
Resided
Gamoran
Occupation
Farmer
Enlisted
16-July-1915
Place
Brisbane
Age
22
Status
Single
Service No
1398
Rank
Private
Unit
5th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcements
Embarked
21-October-1915
Place
Sydney
Active Service
Egypt, Sinai, Palestine
Highest rank
Lance Corporal
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
December 1918
Notes

Edward Cornell arrived in Egypt in January 1916 and spent the next 18 months at Serapeum defending the Suez Canal. In July 1918 he contracted malaria and in December he developed pyelitis. He was invalided to Australia in January 1919 and discharged in June.

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