George Weidenhofer

Name: George Harold Weidenhofer

Rank: Private

Service Number: 1920

Units Served: 35th Battalion

Personal Details:George Harold Weidenhofer was born in the town of Echuca in Victoria. He was the eldest son of Mr and Mrs. Henry Weidenhofer

Enlistment Details: He enlisted on the 23rd May 1916 at Oakbank SA and later joined the 43rd Battalion but when they arrived in France he transferred to the 35th Battalion. 

Details about his role in War: He embarked from Adelaide on the 12th August 1916 on the “Ballarat” and arrived in Devonport in England on the 30th September 1916. On the 5th April 1917 he was admitted to hospital with trench fever but re joined the Battalion on the 3rd May 1917. He was sick to hospital on the 25th July 1917 but rejoined again on the 30th of July. On the 22nd September 1917 he was diagnosed with Synovitis knee and was K.I.A on the 6th May 1918.  

Age at Death: 23

Memorial Details: Villers-Bretonneux

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Commemorated by

2008

Nicole Weidenhofer

2nd December 2008