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Tom Stuart TIDY

Regimental number396
Date of birth4 August 1881
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrical engineer
AddressMt Schank, Mt Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33.1
Height5' 10"
Weight214 lbs
Next of kinBrother, G W Tidy, 85 Redston Road, Hornsby, England
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Queen's West Surrey Regiment.
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name10th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Noted TIDY T S NR
Discharge date5 July 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, England

Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 25-29 April 1915.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 15 April 1918; discharged (obesity), Adelaide, 5 July 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No S213218.
Date of death1 June 1948
Age at death66
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 16, Grave 23), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, TIDY Tom Stuart

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