Private Edgar Ebenezer Redding

Service number 5078
Birth Date 1887
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Charlton
Final Rank Private
  • 13th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 13th Australian Infantry Battalion
Place Charlton
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Edgar Ebenezer Redding was born in 1887 in Charlton, New South Wales, to George and Emily Redding. He was working as a blacksmith when he enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 1 December 1915 at the age of 28, and embarked from Sydney with the 13th reinforcements to the 17th Battalion aboard HMAT Kyarra on 5 June 1916. He joined his battalion in France in October 1916 and joined the 13th Battalion later that month. He was a member of the 13th Battalion Band and continued to serve with the unit in France for the remainder of the war. He returned to Australia on 6 November 1918 and settled in Bathurst, New South Wales.



Date of birth 1887
Date of enlistment 01 February 1915
Date of embarkation 05 June 1916
Returned to Australia 06 November 1918