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Arthur Henry SLADEN

Regimental number1514
Place of birthWardell New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressWardell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.3
Height5' 7"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMrs E Sladen, Wardell, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Discharge date31 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3485 Pte Alfred James SLADEN, 15th Bn, died of wounds, 19 September 1918; 1780 Driver Frederick Thomas SLADEN, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 9 December 1918; 4509 Pte George William SLADEN MM, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 March 1919.
Other details

Enlisted, 29 March 1915, as Service Number 193; listed as absent without leave prior to embarkation.

Re-enlisted 5 April 1915.

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Warwickshire', 5 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 28 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 31 July 191.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SLADEN Arthur Henry

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