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Samuel Joseph BAWDEN

Regimental number2617
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolPort Adelaide Public School, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressChurch Street, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Bawden, Church Street, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date26 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Morea on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death7 August 1916
Age at death24.3
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 1 (Plot VIII, Row C, Grave No. 6), Beaumont-Hamel, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Sarah BAWDEN, Dale Street, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2555 Pte Stanley Harry BAWDEN, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 September 1919.

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