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
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, SN 3689, 46th Infantry Battalion
28 Feb 1918: Embarked Private, SN 3689, 46th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Melbourne
8 Aug 1918: Involvement Private, SN 3689A, 46th Infantry Battalion

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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.