Edward Viro BREWSTER

Edward Viro Brewster Photo:
Australian War Memorial
Birthplace
Jondaryan
Resided
Jondaryan
Occupation
Shop Assistant
Enlisted
19-November-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
18
Status
Single
Service No
529
Rank
Private
Unit
42nd Battalion, C Company
Embarked
05-June-1916
Place
Sydney
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
Lance Corporal
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
14 February 1917
Place
Armentieres, France
Cemetery or Memorial
Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France 
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial and Jondaryan Honour Board.

 

Edward Brewster spent several months training in England before arriving in France in November 1916. Seven weeks later he was killed in action near Armentieres. He was only 20. 

 

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