Harold George Ivan GIDDINGS

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GIDDINGS, Harold George Ivan

Service Number: 28179
Enlisted: 5 September 1916, Enlisted at Sydney
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 22nd Field Artillery (Howitzer) Brigade
Born: Cronulla, New South Wales, Australia, 1896
Home Town: Cronulla, Sutherland Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Marist Brothers, Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Storekeeper
Died: Killed in action, Ypres, Belgium, 15 September 1917
Cemetery: Hooge Crater Cemetery
Plot 1, Row I, Grave 9
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cronulla SLSC Roll of Honour, Cronulla War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

5 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 28179, 22nd Field Artillery (Howitzer) Brigade, Enlisted at Sydney
25 Oct 1916: Involvement Gunner, SN 28179, 22nd Field Artillery (Howitzer) Brigade, Third Ypres
25 Oct 1916: Embarked Gunner, SN 28179, 22nd Field Artillery (Howitzer) Brigade, HMAT Ascanius, Sydney
15 Sep 1917: Involvement Gunner, SN 28179, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Albert and Agnes Giddings of Cronulla, NSW

Medals; British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in the Citizens Military Forces