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William TIDD

Regimental number863
Place of birthMaldon Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer's assistant
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J T Tidd, 484 Hargraves Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 June 1915
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 6), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Bendigo Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Joshua Thomas (d. 23 September 1926, aged 69; bu. Bendigo) and Caroline (d. 27 January 1948, aged 80; bu. Bendigo) TIDD. Native of Eastville, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 5892 Pte Arthur TIDD, 23rd Bn, returned to Australia, 4 January 1919; 5893 Pte George Horace TIDD, 23rd Bn, killed in action, 3 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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