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Wilmer John LIDDELL

Regimental number371
Date of birth2 July 1890
Place of birthCradock, South Africa
Other NamesJohn Wilmer
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Ae and M Coy Ltd, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.7
Height5' 7.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinCousin, Miss Olive Wilks, Highfield, Oxford Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire, England
Previous military serviceServed for 6 years in the Light Horse, South Africa.
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 7, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/12/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Headquarters
Discharge date25 April 1920
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Lucie Woermann', 5 December 1919; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, left thigh), Melbourne, 25 April 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No Q222598.

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