Victor George TUGWELL

Badge Number: S86586, Sub Branch: Strathalbyn

TUGWELL, Victor George

Service Number: 352
Enlisted: 26 August 1914, Enlisted at Morphettville Racecourse SA Australia
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Encounter Bay South Australia Australia, 4 February 1889
Home Town: Port Elliot, Alexandrina, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Gardener
Died: Heart attack, Victor Harbor Nursing Home, 3 June 1985, aged 96 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Port Elliot Institute Roll of Honor, Victor Harbor WW1 Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

26 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 352, Enlisted at Morphettville Racecourse SA Australia
22 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 352, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 352, 3rd Light Horse Regiment
2 Jun 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 352, Discharged 4 Military District

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31 Auguat 1915 - Wounded in action, gusnhot wound in the forearm

8 September 1915 - Admitted to hospital at Mudros, gunshot wound to the forearm

28 January 1919 - Returned to Australia on board Argyllshire

Medals: 1914-15 Star 1295, British War Medal 631, Victory Medal 632

 Also servred in the militia Light Hrse 1907-14

9 February 1921 - Married Evelyn Vera Elizabeth Martin at the residence of the bride's father, Herbert Thomas Martin, Inman Valley SA

RSL Information

30 Jnauary 1919 - Joined Port Eliot Sub Branch

17 January 1922 - Transferred to Strathalbyn Sub Branch

Residential address was Langhornes Creek