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Samuel Madden WARREN

Regimental number1767
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationRailway employee
AddressRichmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 9"
Weight172 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Warren, Korumburra, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the local Rifle Club.
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Place of enlistmentKorumburra, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24.8
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
171
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Mother: Elizabeth WARREN
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 60th Bn, Ferry Post, 25 May 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.

Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WARREN Samuel Madden

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