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Colin Norton TIDSWELL

Regimental number4808
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
Other NamesCollin Morton
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrical improver
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mabel Tidswell, 'Carella,' Campbell Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Enlistment date13 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 November 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4006 Lance Corporal Henry Douglas TIDSWELL, 31st Bn, killed in action, 26 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 May 1973

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