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Regimental number4158
Place of birthManly, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Marstrand', Maruben Road, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height6' 0"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs B.M. Paton, 'Marstrand', Maruben Road, Mosman, New South Wales
Previous military serviceRifle Club, Cambridge (5 months)
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 August 1915
Place of enlistmentDubbo, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4158A
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Died in Wellington, New Zealand. Parents: Edward and Bertha Louise Pooley BADMINGTON; Wife: Victoria SLATER (formerly BADMINGTON)
Discharge date18 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Marched out of 1st Training Bn, Zeitoun, 16 February 1916, and taken on strength of 54th Bn the same day.

Promoted Corporal, 1 March 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Posted as missing in action, 19-20 July 1916; now, 20 July 1916, reported as 'wounded in action'; admitted to No 13 Stationary Hospital, Boulogne, 22 July 1916 (gunshot wound, penetrating chest, severe); transferred to England, 4 September 1916; to East Leeds War Hospital, Leeds, 5 September 1916 (gunshot wound, left chest, empyema tube); to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 5 April 1917; discharged to furlough, 2 May 1917; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 17 May 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Euripides', 21 July 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 18 September 1917; discharged Sydney (medically unfit), 18 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death1 September 1936
Age at death43
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BADMINGTON Sydney Oscar

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