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Edgar Frank GIDDINGS

Regimental number15020
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinWife, Minnie Giddings, Leake Street, Victoria Park, London, England
Enlistment date26 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 February 1917
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameAustralian Army Service Corps, July 1917 Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian General Base Depot
FateReturned to Australia 5 September 1919
Discharge date17 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 30 October 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 27 December 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 4 June 1918.

Appointed Corporal, 15 August 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Plassy', 5 September 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 17 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 17 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GIDDINGS Edgar Frank

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