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Eric Bland HADLEY

Regimental number43
Place of birthNewbridge, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHawkesbury College, Richmond, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 11.5"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinE J Hadley, Hope Street, Warialda, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the 41st Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A27 Southern on 23 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 4 November 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date6 April 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 9 May 1915.

Admitted to hospital, Mudros, 21 August 1915; transferred to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Gezireh, Egypt, 30 August 1915 (colitis: slight).

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HS 'Karoola', 4 November 1915; disembarked Melbourne, 4 December 1915; discharged (medically unfit: dysentery), Sydney, 6 April 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 April 1968
SourcesNAA: B2455, HADLEY Eric Bland

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