Samuel P. Eddy
Samuel Philip Eddy served with the AIF in world War One.
Samuel Eddy was born in Ballarat. He became a tailor, then enlisted with the 59th Battlion, AIF, on 24 July 1916. He was 18 years and 3 month old.
He was disciplined for gambling on the ship sailing to Europe, and was fined 7 days pay. In 1917 he was again fined for failing to appear on parade. He suffered a number of medical problems, including myalgia, influenza and pneumonia. He was described as being dangerously ill with pneumonia and was admitted to the Bath Military Hospital in 1918. On his return to Australia he was treated on board ship for "malaise".
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 National Archives of Australia, World War I records, NAA: B2455, EDDY S P, SERN 2655, http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/SearchScreens/BasicSearch.aspx accessed 14 December 2013
--Beth Kicinski 12:48, 19 August 2013 (EST)