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Edric Doyle KIDSON

Regimental number828
Place of birthPerth Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStockman
AddressParliament House, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, C B Kidson, Parliament House, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date31 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name12th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Date of death25 April 1915
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBaby 700 Cemetery (Special Memorial 3), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
66
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Barclay and Mary Amelia KIDSON, Parliament House, Perth, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 223 Sergeant Noel Doyle KIDSON, 10th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 29 January 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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