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Noel Ernest BIDEN

Other NamesBIDEN, N E
SchoolPetersham Superior Public School, NSW
Other trainingGraduate of RMC Duntroon
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressRm College, Duntroon, Federal Territory
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinE H Biden, King Street, East Maitland, New South Wales
Previous military serviceRM College
Enlistment date14 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of pneumonia, at Lemnos.
FateDied of disease 23 December 1915
Date of death21 December 1915
Age at death22.11
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPortianos Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 180), Greece
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
23
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest Henry and Fannie Teresa BIDEN, Department of Lands, Sydney. Born at Armidale, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6462 Pte William Wareham BIDEN, 3rd Bn, killed in action, Strazeele, France, 14 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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