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Regimental number5643
Place of birthNowra, New South Wales
SchoolNorth Newtown and Enmore Public Schools, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address68 St Paul's Road, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Vidler, 68 St Paul's Road, Newtown, New South Wales
Previous military service34th Infantry; Served in the Compulsory Training Scheme and Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19.5
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row H,. Grave No. 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Robert and Elizabeth VIDLER, St. Paul's Road, Newtown, New South Wales. Native of Nowra, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsHe had two cousins killed in the war, one the same time as himself.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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