Arch Douglas John WADDELL

Regimental number2450
Place of birthChiltern via Beechworth, Victoria
SchoolWoorage State School, via Beechworth, Victoria
AddressBeechworth, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice Waddell, Beechworth, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed 3 years with 8th Australian Light Horse, Beechworth, Victoria
Enlistment date11 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Persia on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHarbonnieres, France
Age at death34
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row J, Grave 11), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Sarah WADDELL.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1436 Pte Ernest WADDELL, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 December 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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