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Frederick MADDEN

Regimental number6380
Place of birthPrahran, Victoria
SchoolAll Saints Church of England Grammar School, East St Kilda, Victoria
Address40 Windsor Street, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinFather, A Madden, 40 Windsor Street, Malvern, Victoria
Previous military serviceHe was prior to enlisting, Lieutenant in the Malvern Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date28 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was holding the front line when he was shot through the head by an enemy sniper.
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death37
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 52), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Augustine John and Margaret MADDEN. Native of Prahran, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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