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Regimental number6463
Place of birthAscot Vale, Victoria
SchoolMaylands State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Address20 Seventh Avenue, Maylands, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.2
Height5' 4.25"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinFather, W A Cadwallader, 20 Seventh Avenue, Maylands, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the 88th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date29 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 April 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 April 1918
Place of death or woundingMeteren, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialMeteren Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave 42), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Augustus and Elizabeth CADWALLADER
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CADWALLADER Oliver Harry

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