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Herbert Quinlan BLADEN

Regimental number2632
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLaw clerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 7.5"
Weight119 lbs
Next of kinFather, Charles Louis Bladen, Walter Street, Claremont, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in 87th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date26 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 June 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT Port Melbourne on 30 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 November 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)No details of fate entered on Nominal Roll.
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date22 May 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ypiranga', 15 november 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 26 December 1919; discharged (medically unfit: neurasthenia), 22 May 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death18 November 1963
SourcesNAA: B2455, BLADEN Herbert Quinlan

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