Sidney Thomas Groombridge GILES

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GILES, Sidney Thomas Groombridge

Service Number: 3769
Enlisted: 14 August 1915, Holsworthy, New South Wales
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Randwick, New South Wales, 9 May 1890
Home Town: Randwick, Randwick, New South Wales
Schooling: Randwick Public School
Occupation: Tailor's assistant
Died: Died of wounds, France, 5 July 1918, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

14 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3769, Holsworthy, New South Wales
30 Dec 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3769, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Medic, Sydney
30 Dec 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3769, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 May 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 3769, 3rd Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front", Shell wound (abdomen)
6 Jun 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 3rd Infantry Battalion
5 Jul 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 3769, 3rd Infantry Battalion

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