|Place of birth||Mount Cole, Victoria|
|School||Mount Cole State School, Victoria|
|Address||Mount Cole PO,via Ararat, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||Father, William Padgett, Mount Cole PO via Ararat, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in the Victorian Rangers.|
|Place of enlistment||Ararat, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th Battalion, E Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/25/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||8th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Pozieres, Somme Sector, France|
|Age at death||31|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: William and Martha PADGETT|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 5 April 1915.
Admitted to No 2 Field Ambulance, 15 August 1915 (debility), and transferred to Casualty Clearing Station; to Malta via HS 'Georgian', 17 August 1915 (enteritis); disembarked Malta, 27 August 1915, and admitted to hospital (gastro-enteritis); transferred to England, 4 September 1915, and admitted to City of London Hospital, Clapton, 12 September 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria from England, 17 January 1916; rejoined Bn, Tel el Kebir, 14 January 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 26 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 31 March 1916.
Admitted to 4th Casualty Clearing Station, 12 July 1916 (myalgia); discharged to duty, 13 July 1916.
Killed in action, 28 July 1916.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, PADGETT William George Henry|