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Regimental number8291
AddressTusmore Avenue, Marryatville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 6"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Burton Siddall, Bowman's Arcade, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the 10th Infantry (Volunteers).
Enlistment date14 June 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Stationary Hospital 1, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/70/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollNo 2 Australian General Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Discharge date13 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5344 Sapper John B. SIDDALL, 2nd Signal Company, died of disease, 15 March 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Karoola', 6 May 1919 (Nusrsing Staff); discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 13 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 August 1952
SourcesNAA: B2455, SIDDALL Ernest

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