PIDDINGTON, George Busby

Service Numbers: 512, 6662
Enlisted: 8 January 1917, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 17th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, 3 November 1870
Home Town: Narrandera, Narrandera, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Crown Lands inspector
Died: Natural causes, Sydney, New South Wales , 8 December 1936, aged 66 years
Cemetery: Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens and Crematorium, NSW
Memorials: Bathurst Boer War Memorial, Narrandera WW1 War Memorial
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Trooper, 512, New South Wales Citizen Bushmen

World War 1 Service

8 Jan 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 6662, 17th Infantry Battalion, Sydney, New South Wales
7 Feb 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 6662, 17th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
7 Feb 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 6662, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Sydney
30 Nov 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 6662, 17th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Amanda Kelloway




The death occurred in Sydney on 8th December of Mr. George Bushby Piddington, of 4 Gladstone Avenue, Mosmon, aged 66 years. Old residents of Narandera will remember Mr. Piddington, when he resided here about a quarter of a century ago. At that time Mr. Piddington was an accountant in the Commercial Bank. He is survived by his widow and two sons. Messrs. Frank and Peter Piddington." - from the Narandera Argus 15 Dec 1936 (