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George Herbert TODD

Regimental number191
Date of birth23 September 1889
Place of birthCessnock, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLetter carrier
AddressView Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 6.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah J Todd, Douro Street, Mudgee, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 tears in the 5th Battery, Australian Field Artillery; resigned.
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 23 October 1918

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Bar to Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 19
Date: 14 February 1918

Discharge date22 February 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action, 10 August 1917 (shell wound, left leg).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Durham', 23 October 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), 22 February 1919.

Medals: Military Medal & Bar, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No NX147718.
SourcesNAA: B883, TODD George Herbert

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