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John Patrick LEDDEN

Regimental number4473
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address23 Eve Street, Erskineville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Height5' 9.5"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinFather, M Ledden, 23 Eve Street, Erskineville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 October 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 November 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date26 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4178 Pte Thomas LEDDEN, 20th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 December 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Gaika', 8 November 1918; discharged (medically unfit: debility), Sydney, 26 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death9 May 1938
Age at death58
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Sec. R.C. 9, 3099), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, LEDDEN John Patrick

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