Maher, Corporal Edward Joseph (1477)

No 3 Sqn AFC

Edward Maher came from Melbourne, Victoria. He was an Engineer, aged 32, when he joined the 7th Pioneer Battalion on 14 July 1916; he transferred to the AFC in January 1917 and departed Melbourne on HMAT A9 Shropshire on 11 May. After specialist training in England, he joined No 69 (Australian) Sqn in France in August. He served with the squadron until he was infected with
influenza and sent to hospital at the end of October 1918.

He died from pneumonia at the 50th Casualty Clearing Station on 1 November 1918.

Cpl E J Maher is buried in Grave I E 14 at Premont British Cemetery, France.

 

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