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Roy Leslie HADDEN

Regimental number111
Place of birthBalaclava, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrical engineer
Address47 Station Street, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 6.25"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinJ Hadden, 47 Station Street, Malvern, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2.5 years in the 14th Australian Army Medical Corps, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Discharge date24 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 30 January 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 21 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit: varicocele), 24 May 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 July 1955
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, HADDEN Roy Leslie

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