Edwards Ernest Frederick Gunner 4130554

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Name Edwards Ernest Frederick
Army number 4130554
Rank Private/Gunner
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards
Date of birth Not yet ascertained.
Age (At time of death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in the Cheshire Regiment 11/3/1940 and underwent Basic Training. Transferred to the Manchester Regiment - date not given on Tracer Card - and posted to the 2/9th Battalion. Transferred to the Royal Artillery 1/11/1941 and posted to the 88th Anti-Tank Regiment. Posted to HQ Royal Artillery 49th Division 10/8/1942. Posted back to 88th Anti-Tank Regiment 5/4/1943. Served Normandy? Posted to 120th Field Regiment 17/5/1945. Posted to Draft RAXNN for overseas 7/6/1945. Served India. Posted X (4) List India 3/7/1945. Posted to 56th Anti-Tank Regiment 20/7/1945. Posted X List (2) South East Asia 13/8/1945. Posted 56th Anti-Tank Regiment 25/8/1945. Posted X List (1) India 16/9/1945. Returned to the UK. Posted to the R.A. Depot 9/4/1946. Class B Release. Posted Y List (7) 13/4/1946. Relegated to the W/T Reserve 2/5/1946. Release. Demobilised.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Details awaited.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet ascertained.
Home address No family information yet.
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Information on this Page has been extracted from the Royal Artillery Tracer Card found for this soldier on Ancestry.co.uk