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Joseph Maxwell BAUMAN

Regimental number84
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGunsmith
AddressBroadway Street, Wooloongabba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 5.75"
Weight119 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Augusta Bauman, Broadway Street, Woolloongabba, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 15 months in the 5th Queensland Imperial Bushmen, South Africa.
Enlistment date27 August 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentArmourer Sergeant
Unit name31st Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship an individual in the Headquarters embarked. Two ships left Melbourne carrying men from the 31st Battalion: HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date19 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nevasa', 5 March 1919; disembarked Brisbane, 25 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 19 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 July 1965

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