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DINELEY Edward Bernard +

Service number 1151

Died on the 21stSeptember 1917 as a result of shrapnel wounds to the abdomen.

The Mildura Cultivator (24thOctober 1917)

“The 343rd Casualty List

The 343rd casualty list contains 901 names. Fifty two officers were killed in action, 9 died of wounds and one of some other cause; 29 were wounded and one is missing. One chaplain is killed. Of other ranks, 123 were killed in action, 220 died of wounds and 21 of other causes, one was drowned, 423 were wounded and two injured, one is missing, three are prisoners and 14 are sick. Died of wounds; Private E Dineley.”

The Argus (24thSeptember 1921)

“Dineley- In sad and loving memory of our only son, Lance-Cpl Edward Bernard Dineley who died of wounds in France September 21, 1917 (Inserted by his Mother and Father).”

He died at the 2nd Canadian Casualty Clearing Station in Belgium.

Buried at the Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery in Belgium.

Name DINELEY, Edward Bernard +
Service Number 1151
Rank Lance Corporal
Roll 38 Infantry Battalion (June 1916)
Conflict First World War 1914-1918
Embarked 20th June 1916
City Melbourne
Ship HMAT Runic A54
Age 22 years
Birth Place About 1892, Charters Towers, Queensland
Father Frederick William Dineley, Cardinia Park Hotel, Beaconsfield, Victoria
Mother Mary Dineley
Religion Roman Catholic
Occupation Engineer
Residence Beaconsfield, Victoria
Enlisted 22ndMarch 1916
Height 5 feet, 7 inches
Complexion Medium; Eyes- Hazel; Hair- Black