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Valentine Ray GIDDINGS

Regimental number4715
Place of birthNaracoorte South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressNaracoorte, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Laura Giddings, Naracoorte, South Australia
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Work near Zonnebeke on 4 October 1917.
Recommendation date: 14 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Date of death13 October 1963
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery

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