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William Gilbert Harvey BAWDEN

Regimental number318
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
Address9 Hampton Road, Beaconsfield, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Wm Henry Harvey Bawden, 9 Hampton Road, Beaconsfield, Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military service86th Infantry
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Work at ARMENTIERES on 8 March1917.
Recommendation date: 21 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917

Croix de Guerre (France)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Croix de Guerre, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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