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William Henry Owen VIDLER

Regimental number20881
Date of birth29 December 1888
Place of birthCluden, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDairyman
AddressCluden, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, J Vidler, Cluden, c/o P O Townsville, Townsville, Queensland
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 33rd Battery
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 12th Field Artillery Brigade
Promotion date: 5 December 1918

Lieutenant


Unit: 12th Field Artillery Brigade
Promotion date: 5 March 1919

FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Discharge date4 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Taken on strength, 9th Field Artillery Brigade, 1 April 1916. Wounded, 17 March 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Served subsequently as Lieutenant, AMF, 5 March 1919; Captain, AMF, 20 April 1923; Major, AMF, 26 August 1930.
Date of death--/12/1936
Age at death48

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