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Regimental number3446
Place of birthCairns, Queensland
SchoolState School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressPeeramon, via Cairns, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 6"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, George Bardon, Mooliba, via Cairns, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets (Compulsory Military Training scheme); previously rejected to for military service on the grounds weakness of heart after typhoid
Enlistment date28 October 1916
Place of enlistmentCairns, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of pneumonia while on leave from the front.
FateDied of disease 13 October 1918
Date of death13 October 1918
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialGrange Gorman Military Cemetery, Dublin City (Roman Catholic, No. 2), Irish Free States
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Catherine Bardon, Pieramon, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 24 January 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 12 April 1917, and marched into 12th Training Bn, Codford, the same day.

Proceeded overseas to France, 16 July 1917; marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 17 July 1917.

Proceeded to unit, 2 August 1917; taken on strength of 47th Bn, in the field, 4 August 1917.

Transferred to, and taken on strength of 48th Bn, 28 May 1918.

Attached to 12th Bde Headquarters, 10 June 1918.

While on leave, admitted to King George V Hospital, Dublin, Ireland, 11 October 1918.

Died, 13 October 1918.

Buried Grange Dublin Gormon Cemetery, 18 October 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARDON George

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