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Hiram Bailey GOSDEN

Regimental number5104
Date of birth26 January 1882
Place of birthYongala, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressEudunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35.8
Height5' 5.75"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs R Hines, Taylor's Road, Torrensville, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the 23rd Australian Light Horse, Citizen Military Forces; previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of stammering.
Enlistment date8 October 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll5104A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion

FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Discharge date14 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'City of Exeter', 12 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 14 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1957
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, GOSDEN Hiram Bailey

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