Edward Corin Tregoning

First Name: 
Edward
Middle Name: 
Corin
Last Name: 
Tregoning
Date of Birth: 
Monday, May 2, 1892
Mother's Name: 
Grace Tregoning nee Reed
Father's Name: 
Thomas Tregoning
Date Enlisted: 
Wednesday, February 10, 1915
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
18th Battalion
Company: 
D
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
1914/1915 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Monday, March 10, 1952
Place of Death: 
Botany, N.S.W.
Details: 

Edward Tregoning (Service No 1282) was single, 22 years old, worked as a miner and lived in Woonona, N.S.W.

He embarked on HMAT A40 Ceramic with 18th Battalion, D Company, on 25th June 1915. On arrival in Egypt, the battalion was sent to Gallipoli, Turkey on 22nd August 1915.

The battalion was prominent in the Battle of Hill 60, suffering severe casualties. On 27th August, Edward was wounded in action during the battle. He was evacuated to Malta, and then England, for treatment of a gun shot wound to his right leg.

Edward returned to his unit in France on 24th March 1916, but was admitted to hospital five days later. He was under observation for diptheria, and eventually invalided to hospital in England, on 9th June 1916.

Edward returned to Australia in March 1917, and discharged medically unfit, due to his leg wound, on 29th June 1917.

On 30th June 1917, he was granted a pension of three pounds per week.

Edward married Jessie Dobbie in Wollongong, N.S.W., on 19th January 1919, and they had 5 children.

Edward died at Botany, N.S.W. in 1952.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, TREGONING EDWARD CORIN

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