Rupert George CORIDAS

CORIDAS, Rupert George

Service Number: 103
Enlisted: 17 February 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 23rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Wadelock, Victoria, 1894
Home Town: Maffra, Wellington, Victoria
Schooling: Maffra State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Pozières, France, 28 July 1916
Cemetery: Courcelette British Cemetery
Plot VII, Row D, Grave 30 Headstone Inscription - "OUR ANZAC IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR DEAR SON & BROTHER RUPERT", Courcelette British Cemetery, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Maffra Shire Honour Roll, Maffra St. John's Anglican Church Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 103, Melbourne, Victoria
10 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 103, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '14' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Euripides embarkation_ship_number: A14 public_note: ''
10 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 103, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne
28 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 103, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

Embarkation Roll ( incorrectly records Christian Name as Robert

"Mr and Mrs George Coridas have placed in the Maffra school, a framed memorial of their late son, Pte. Rupert G. Coridas, who was killed in action in France, on July 20th, 1916, and who was at one time a pupil of the school." - from the Maffra Spectator 25 Apr 1918 (