Donald Peter BIDDLE

Donald Peter Biddle Photo:
Australian War Memorial
Birthplace
Warwick
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Labourer
Enlisted
09-February-1915
Place
Brisbane
Age
21
Status
Single
Service No
308
Rank
Private
Unit
25th Battalion, B Company
Embarked
09-February-1915
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Did not serve overseas
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Accidently killed
Date
5 June 1915
Place
Brunswick St Station, Brisbane
Cemetery or Memorial
Toowong Cemetery, Brisbane
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba’s Mothers’ Memorial.

Brother of 1877 Private William John Biddle (accidently killed in France).

 

Donald Biddle was in Brisbane on day leave from Enoggera Camp. While waiting at Brunswick St Station to return to camp, he stepped onto the tracks to cross to the opposite platform and was hit by a train. He died from his shocking injuries at Brisbane General Hospital. He was 21.

 

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