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Herbert Leonard BAWDEN

Regimental number181
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressAldgate, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, John Bawden, Aldgate, South Australia
Enlistment date3 February 1916
Rank on enlistment1st Class Air Mechanic
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, A Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31728 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 33 (1 April 1920).

FateReturned to Australia 26 January 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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