This blog is a companion to the Database of Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Company Quartermaster Sergeant Joel Reginald Eade

Private Joel Eade of Edward St, Essendon, soon impressed the AIF with his physical attributes, education and training and was promoted quickly to Company Quartermaster Sergeant.  He embarked for Egypt early in 1916, but things began to go wrong.  Read Rod Martin's account here.

A 1915 recruitment poster from the
Australian War Memorial Collection.

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