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George Louden

Regimental number2622
Place of birthBateman's Bay, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCoachbuilder and Wheelwright
AddressSame as next of kin
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Height5' 8"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Louden, Searle's Bridge, 4 Belmore Road, Randwick, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 14 years in the Volunteers; 2 years in the New Zealand South African Contingent, Boer War.
Enlistment date1 June 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentCompany Sergeant Major
Unit name7th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 30 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917
Discharge date20 March 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 10 September 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 13 November 1917, for onward overland travel to Sydney; appointment terminated (discharged), Sydney, 20 March 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, Louden George

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