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John PIDOTO

Regimental number10781
Place of birthDromana Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTelegraph linesman
AddressGlenelg, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs F E Pidoto, 364 Queen Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date3 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Consistent valuable services and gallantry under fire as linesman.
Recommendation date: 2 October 1916

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

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