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Regimental number4100
Place of birthDinmore, Queensland
SchoolQueenton State School, Charters Towers, Queensland
AddressTownsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, William Caddies, cnr of Mary and Boundary Streets, Charters Towers, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of cerebro spinal meningitis.
FateDied of disease 20 January 1917
Place of death or woundingEtaples
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row B, Grave 3A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Robina Bowen CADDIES, Plume Street, South Townsville, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4099 Pte David CADDIED, 25th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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