Harold George BIDGOOD


BIDGOOD, Harold George

Service Number: 833
Enlisted: 23 April 1915, Enlisted at Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: New Town, Tasmania, 1893
Home Town: New Town, Hobart, Tasmania
Schooling: State School, New Town, Tasmania
Occupation: Painter
Died: Illness (Jaundice), At sea (HS Devanha), 9 November 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, buried at sea Panel 67 Chaplain B. Everitt officiated, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Hobart Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

23 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 833, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Claremont, Tasmania
29 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 833, 26th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
29 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 833, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of George Ackland Bidgood and Eva Fanny Bidgood of Bay Road, New Town, Tasmania

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal