Henry Douglas TIDSWELL

Birthplace
Maryborough
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Grazier
Enlisted
10-January-1916
Place
Toowoomba
Age
29
Status
Single
Service No
4006
Rank
Private
Unit
31st Battalion, 10th Reinforcements
Embarked
21-October-1916
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
Lance Corporal
Honours and Awards
Mentioned in Despatches
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
26-September-1917
Place
Polygon Wood, Belgium
Cemetery or Memorial
Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial.

Brother of 4808 Private Colin Norton Tidswell.

 

Henry Tidswell landed in France in March 1917. He was killed in action at Polygon Wood in Belgium on 26 September. His body was never recovered.