Lieutenant Norman Stuart Edmonstone (Edmondstone)

First year at Wesley 1910
Personal information Cox of 1910 & 1911 crew; killed (DOW) on the road to Jerusalem (per LA Adamson). Correct year of entry is 1909
Date enlisted 1915
Unit enlisted Royal Navy Division
Service details The third battle of Gaza finally saw the British (with its empire troops) finally take Gaza on 7 November 1917. Australians know the Beersheba part just prior to that battle being the 31 October 1917 charge by the light horse to secure the wells in that town. The army moved on to take Gaza. On 6  November the 2/16 London Battalion was involved in  action that resulted in only a few casualties, but it included Edmonstone who received a wound to the stomach. He died at the 65th clearing casualty station at Imara, just a few miles north of Beersheba on the following day.
Date of death 07/11/1917 - 21 years of age
Unit details London Regiment 16th Bn (Queen's Westminster Rifles)
Cemetery/Memorial place Beersheba War Cemetery - Plot O Grave 59
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