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Regimental number4772
Place of birthPort Pirie, South Australia
SchoolFulham Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressPort Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8.5"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Fidge, Salop Street, Kensington, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 September 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1918
Place of death or woundingBray, Somme Sector, France
Age at death22.11
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialNo known grave
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Payneham Cemetery, South Australia. Son of Mrs Harriet FIDGE, 49 Maesbury Place, Kensington, South Australia. Photo: Brian McLauchlan
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FIDGE Allen

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