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Walter Edward BAWDEN

Regimental number6436
Place of birthTumut New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWest Blowering, Tumut, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Bawden, West Blowering, Tumut, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 10/8/16 - 17th Bn, 18th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 17th Bn, 2/5/17. Wounded in the battle of Menin Road, Belgium, 20/9/7.
FateKilled in Action 15 May 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme Sector, France
Date of death15 May 1918
Age at death21
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot VII, Row D, Grave No. 6), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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