Edward John Heininger

First Name: 
Edward
Middle Name: 
John
Last Name: 
Heininger
Date of Birth: 
Monday, January 20, 1896
Mother's Name: 
Horatia Heininger nee Hoskins
Father's Name: 
John Heininger
Date Enlisted: 
Saturday, October 13, 1917
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
14th Light Horse Regiment
Service: 
Cavalry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Thursday, April 1, 1965
Details: 

Edward John Heininger (Service No 4207), was born in Dapto, N.S.W.

At enlistment, he was single, 21 years old, worked as a butcher and lived in Wollongong, N.S.W.

Edward embarked on HMAT A38 Ulysses, with 14th Light Horse Regiment, 34th Reinforcement, on 19th December 1917. He arrived in Egypt on 16th January 1918, and saw service in Egypt and the Middle East.

Edward was admitted to hospital on 8th June 1918, with malaria. He was returned to Australia in March 1919, and discharged medically unfit, on 24th May 1919.

In 1922, Edward married Elizabeth Sandon, in Wollongong, N.S.W.

Edward's brother Cyril (Service No 3390), also served.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, HEININGER E J 4207

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