Eric Sydney Walpole Sealey VIDAL

Date of birth1 June 1894
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNorthumberland Street, Liverpool, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs K. Eloton Sealey Vidal, Cornborough, Northumberland Street, Liverpool, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name1st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion


Unit: 5th Pioneer Battalion
Promotion date: 6 July 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
Date: 24 October 1918

Discharge date12 September 1919
Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 August 1966
Age at death72