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William GEDDES

Regimental number1112
Place of birthNew Cumnock Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStockman
AddressGreen Island, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinJames Geddes, Green Island, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Enlistment date5 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPTE (Acting Sergeant)
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Rollicc 3rd Anz Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No 30480 (16 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 72 (2 September 1920).

FateReturned to Australia 12 November 1917
Date of death13 August 1949
Place of burialLutwyche Cemetery

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