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George Edward PADDON

Regimental number4271
Place of birthEvans River, New South Wales
SchoolPrivate School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOysterman
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinBrother, J Paddon, Evans Head, South Woodburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 September 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row C, Grave No. 123), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
57
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Ellen PADDON, 30 Napier Street, Paddington, New South Wales. Native of Evans River, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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