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William Herbert LEDWIDGE

Regimental number46
Place of birthSwan Hill, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHigh Street, Swan Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J Ledwidge, High Street, Swan Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date18 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 May 1917
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 2), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Swan Hill Cemetery, Victoria. Photo: Peter Dennis. Parents: John and Annie LEDWIDGE. Native of Swan Hill, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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