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Edward Rupert Emmerson Garraway (1897 - 1917)

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Pvt. Edward Rupert Emmerson Garraway
Born in Drummoyne, New South Wales, Australiamap
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Died in Passchendaele, Flanders, Belgiummap
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Edward Rupert Emmerson Garraway (1897-1917)

Edward Rupert Emmerson Garraway was born in 1897 at Drummoyne, New South Wales, Australia. He was the only son of Harold Garraway and Maria Willans. [1]
Edward's occupation was an articled clerk with a law firm.
Edward served with the Australian Imperial Force (A.I.F.) during World War 1. He enlisted on 08 October 1916. He served with the 12th Australian Light Trench Mortar Battery. During the Battle of Passchendaele, at Belgium, Edward was killed in action by a shell on 14 October 1917. [2]

Death Notice
"Family Notices" The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) 14 November 1917: Page 10 <>.
GARRAWAY. —Killed in action in France, October 14, 1917, Gunner F. R. F. Garraway, aged 19. only son of Mr and Mrs Harold Garroway of Zeta , Chatswood, N.S.W. and the nephew of Mr A. H. Garraway, of Moss Vale.

Edward Garraway is an Anzac who served in World War One.
World War 1 Service Australian War Memorial
Roll of Honour:
Edward Rupert Emmerson Garraway
Service Number: 31218
Rank: Private
Unit: 12th Australian Light Trench Mortar Battery
Service: Australian Army
Conflict / Operation: First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict eligibility date: First World War, 1914-1921
Date of death: 14 October 1917
Place of death: Belgium
Cause of death: Killed in action
Age at death: 22
Place of association: Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Cemetery or memorial details: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Source: AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army
Battle of Passchendaele


  1. Birth: NSW BDM Index 30835/1897 GARRAWAY EDWARD R E (parents) HAROLD E & MARIA E (DRUMMOYNE)
  2. World War 1 Record:NAA: B2455, GARRAWAY E R E

See also:

  • World War 1 Service: UNSW Canberra ADFA The AIF Project Edward Rupert Emmerson GARRAWAY |Regimental number 31218 |Place of birth Drummoyne, New South Wales |SchoolChurch of England Grammar School, North Sydney, New South Wales |Religion Church of England |OccupationLaw clerk |Address'Zeta', Stanley Street, Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales |Marital status Single |Age at embarkation 22 |Next of kinMother, Mrs M E Garraway, 'Zeta', Stanley Street, Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales |Previous military service Sydney University Scouts; Nil |Enlistment date8 October 1916 |Rank on enlistment Gunner |Unit name Divisional Ammunition Column 5, Reinforcement 9 |AWM Embarkation Roll number25/112/3 |Embarkation details Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 19 December 1916 |Rank from Nominal Roll Private |Unit from Nominal Roll12th Trench Mortar Battery |Other details from Roll of Honour Circular Enlisted Sydney, Artillery, transferred temporarily in France to 12th Light Trench Mortar Battery. |Fate Killed in Action 14 October 1917 |Place of death or wounding Passchendaele, Ypres, Belgium |Age at death19.11 |Age at death from cemetery records 22 |Place of burial No known grave |Commemoration details The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial (Panel 31), Belgium

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