Aldbourne Heritage Centre
Unit C Coy, 7th Btn, Australian Infantry Force
Death 6 Nov 1916, The Somme, aged 25
Family Son of Charles and Jane Liddiard
Biographic detail Born in Aldbourne in 1891, by 1911 was a gardener in Chilton Foliat. Emigrated in 1913. Joined the Australian Army in 1916, joined the 7th Btn and by November was on The Somme
Extra detail He was sitting in the trench having just opened a can of stew and was killed when shrapnel from a shell hit his head. He was buried at the time but later shelling destroyed his grave.