Walter Lloyd Trenery VIDEON

VIDEON, Walter Lloyd Trenery

Service Number: 3946
Enlisted: 16 August 1915, Enlisted at Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Norwood, South Australia, 28 April 1898
Home Town: Henley Beach , City of Charles Sturt / Henley and Grange, South Australia
Schooling: Norwood Public School
Occupation: Driver
Died: Killed in Action, Mouquet Farm, France, 21 August 1916, aged 18 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Henley Beach Council Fallen WW1 & WW2 Honour Board, Henley Beach Council WW1 Service Roll, Henley Fulham Uniting Church Roll of Honour, Kent Town Wesleyan Methodist Church WW1 Honour Roll, Norwood Primary School Honour Board, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

16 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3946, Enlisted at Adelaide, South Australia
2 Dec 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 3946, 10th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
2 Dec 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 3946, 10th Infantry Battalion, RMS Malwa, Adelaide

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Biography

"...3946 Walter Lloyd Videon, 10th Battalion, of Henley Beach, SA. A driver prior to enlisting in August 1915, Pte Videon embarked from Adelaide with the 12th Reinforcements on board RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915. He was killed in action at Mouquet Farm, Pozieres, France, on 21 August 1916. Pte Videon was 19 years of age." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

"THE LATE PRIVATE L. VIDEON.

Mr. and Mrs. F. Videon, of Henley Beach, have received word from their eldest son, Corporal G. A. Videon, who is wounded and a prisoner of war in Germany, that his youngest brother, Private Lloyd Videon, who had been reported missing since August 23, was severely wounded on August 21, and died on the same day in France, and that he was with him until an hour before his death." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 25 Nov 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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