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Thomas LEDDEN

Regimental number4178
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
Other NamesLEDDEN, Thomas Peter
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDealer
AddressErskineville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Height6' 1"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinFather, W Ledden, 23 Eve Street, Erskineville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 October 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date28 June 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4473 Pte John Patrick LEDDEN, 19th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 November 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Kanowna', 16 December 1917; discharged (medically unfit, wounded: gun shot wound, jaw), Sydney, 28 June 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 February 1928
Age at death47
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, LEDDEN Thomas

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