George Russell HAMBIDGE

HAMBIDGE, George Russell

Service Numbers: 3689, 3689A
Enlisted: 26 December 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 46th Infantry Battalion
Born: Edwardstown, South Australia , 5 August 1897
Home Town: Grange, City of Charles Sturt / Henley and Grange, South Australia
Schooling: University of Adelaide
Occupation: Law Student
Died: Died of wounds, France, 8 August 1918, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Longueau British Cemetery, Somme, France
Longueau British Cemetery, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide Members of the Legal Profession & Students at Law WW1 Honour Board, Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide University of Adelaide WW1 Honour Roll, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Henley Beach Council Fallen WW1 & WW2 Honour Board, Henley Beach Council WW1 Service Roll
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World War 1 Service

26 Dec 1916: Enlisted
28 Feb 1918: Involvement Private, 3689, 46th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '19' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Nestor embarkation_ship_number: A71 public_note: ''
28 Feb 1918: Embarked Private, 3689, 46th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Melbourne
8 Aug 1918: Involvement Private, 3689A, 46th Infantry Battalion, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 3689A awm_unit: 46th Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1918-08-08

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Pte Hambidge was a firend of Pte Ludwig Schrader 6879A. They fought along side of each other and both sustained battle wounds and died on the same day.