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Regimental number5969
Place of birthCurramulka, South Australia
AddressTarlee, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, H Bawden, Sandilands, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia
Enlistment date24 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 24/4/16 - 10th Bn, 19th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 10th Bn, 15/12/16. Appointed Lance-Corporal, 16/6/17; temporary Corporal, 28/6/18.
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme Sector, France
Age at death23
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VII, Row I, Grave No. 14), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3591 Trooper David Rickaby BAWDEN, 1st Machine Gun Squadron, returned to Australia, 4 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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