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David Rickaby BAWDEN

Regimental number3591
Place of birthSandilands, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressSandilands, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Hugh Bawden, Sandilands, Yorke's Peninsula, South Australia
Enlistment date29 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 32nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollTrooper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 4 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5969 Lance Corporal Hugh BAWDEN, 10th Bn, killed in action, 10 August 1918.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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