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Herbert Charles KIDD

Regimental number3389
Place of birthGuildford, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarter
AddressCohuna, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 3.5"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinFather, W H Kidd, Cohuna, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Work near Proyart on 23 August 1918.
Recommendation date: 30 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Discharge date28 July 1919
Family/military connectionsCousin: 3017 Pte David Arthur BAKER, 1st Field Bakery, died of disease, 19 February 1919.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suffolk', 12 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 5 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 28 July 1919.

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsPlace of birth incorrectly entered on NAA site as Guildford, Western Australia.
SourcesNAA: B2455, KIDD Herbert Charles

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