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Miles BADGER

Regimental number2106
Place of birthStroud, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPainter
AddressAboukir Street, Rockdale, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 8.75"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Badger, Aboukir Street, Rockdale, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 May 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 January 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Elizabeth BADGER; Wife: Annie BADGER. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date7 October 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Joined 2nd Bn, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915.

Wounded in action, 7 August 1915 (gun shot wound, left arm), and admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance Advanced Dressing Station, Mudros; transferred to No 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, Mudros, 8 August 1915; to Base, 17 August 1915; to England, 17 August 1915, and admitted to Mile End Military Hospital, Hampstead, 31 August 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Star of Victoria', 19 January 1916; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, right arm, and rheumatism), Sydney, 7 October 1916.

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

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death2 February 1939
Age at death53
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BADGER Miles

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