|Place of birth||Dunedin, New Zealand|
|School||Blackfriars School, New Zealand|
|Age on arrival in Australia||17|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||574 Harris Street, Ultimo, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Father, G Maidment, 28 William Henry Street, Ultimo, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||5th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/22/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||3137A|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Age at death||32|
|Age at death from cemetery records||32|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 21), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Son of George MAIDMENT. Native of Dunedin, New Zealand|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 5th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 7 January 1916.
Transferred to 57th Bn, 17 February 1916, and taken on strength,
Transferred to 60th Bn, 15 March 1916, and taken on strength.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Note, Red Cross File No 1680104: 'no trace Germany[.] Cert. by Capt. Mills 10-10-19.'
Statement, 2793 Pte J.G. BLAIR, D company, 60th Bn (patient, No 2 General Hospital (Palais), Havre), 13 April 1917: 'I heard him calling in No Man's Land at night after being wounded. I tried but could not get near enough to help him. He was apparently badly wounded - We were flooded out next day and had to retire; it was not possible to get the bodies in. I expect he died.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||See 1988 Horace MAIDMENT for first period of service.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, MAIDMENT Horace
Red Cross File No 1680104