John KIDD

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KIDD, John

Service Number: 31179
Enlisted: 2 October 1916, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 4th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Newcastle, New South Wales, 8 October 1898
Home Town: Armidale, Armidale Dumaresq, New South Wales
Schooling: Armidale District School
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of wounds, Vignacourt, France, 21 May 1918, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Vignacourt British Cemetery
Vignacourt British Cemetery, Vignacourt, Picardie, France
Memorials: Armidale Memorial Fountain, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

2 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sydney, New South Wales
19 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 31179, 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
19 Dec 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 31179, 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, RMS Orontes, Sydney
21 May 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 31179, 4th Field Artillery Brigade

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Biography

"...31179 Gunner John Kidd, Australian Field Ambulance, 12th Field Artillery. A clerk of Glebe Point (originally Orange, NSW) prior to enlistment, Gnr Kidd died of wounds on 21 May, 1918, in France ." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)