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Herbert Clifford Henry KADOW

Regimental number952
Place of birthBridgewater, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressClare, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 9.5"
Weight155 lbs
Next of kinFather, Henry Kadow, Clare, South Australia
Enlistment date1 December 1914
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A59 Botanist on 2 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3078
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 September 1918
Discharge date10 July 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 11 September 1915.

Admitted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 28 October 1915 (dysentery); transferred to 13th Casualty Clearing Station; to Gibraltar General Hospital, 7 November 1915; to Beaufort War Hospital, Fishponds, Bristol, England, 28 November 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Themistocles', 8 May 1916;

discharged (medically unfit: supporative arthritis, right ankle; not due to misconduct), 10 July 1916.

Total war service (first period of enlistment): 1 year 223 days (of which 1 year 20 days was abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 3078 Herbert Clifford KADOW for second period of service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, KADOW Herbert Clifford Henry

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