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William George Victor HAMBIDGE

Regimental number3171
Place of birthMilitary Hospital, Aldershot, England
SchoolGarrison, Ewshot, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBeryl Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr Hambidge, Ershoot, near Farnham, Surrey, England
Previous military serviceServed 2 years in Territorial Force A.S.C. Aldershot, England
Enlistment date3 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted in A.I.F. on 3rd November, 1916 - 50th Battalion, 8th Reinforcements. Taken on Strength 50th Battalion, 4th July, 1917. Mortally wounded on 25th September, 1917.
FateDied of wounds 4 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name William George
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death23
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXVII, Row E, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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