TYTHERLEIGH, Edward Victor

Edward enlisted at Narrabri NSW in December 1915, stating he was a twenty-six-year-old Miner who was born at Inverell. He had served three and a half years with the 6th Light Horse at Inverell and listed his uncle, Mr J Croft of Oakwood, as next of kin.

Edward joined the 33rd Battalion, C Company and sailed from Australia for England on HMAT A74 Marathon in May 1916. After several months training he was sent to France in November 1916. He was gassed in 1918 and sent back to England for treatment at Exeter War Hospital. He returned to his unit in France in September 1918. He came home to Australia and was medically discharged in June 1919. After the War he lived in the Inverell District.

Edward’s name is inscribed on the Inverell and Oakwood Honor Rolls.