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Reginald John VIDLER

Regimental number799
Date of birth1895
Place of birthTamworth, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressPolice Station, West Tamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinT H Vidler, Police Station, West Tamworth, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Discharge date24 May 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded (bagonet wound, hand), Gallipoli; evacuated to Eygpt, 30 April 1915; thence to Enyland, 16 Mag 1915; admitted to 2nd Western General Hospital, Manchester, 29 Mag 1915; rejoined Bn, 24 November 1916. Wounded, second occasion, 24 December 1916; evacuated sick, 26 December 1916.

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

Date of death28 February 1966
Age at death70

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