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John Joseph GIDDENS

Regimental number5337
Place of birthRoma Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCreek Street, Yeulba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Edwards, Alfred Street, St George, Queensland
Enlistment date11 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Miscellaneous detailsAge incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 13.

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