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Herbert Stephen MADDERN

Regimental number912
Place of birthKaniva Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationButcher
AddressNhill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs E E Maddern, Nhill, Victoria
Enlistment date19 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Medals

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty as stretcher bearer throughout the operations 28th July to 6th August, 1916. Though himself wounded Private MADDERN continued to work, setting a most valuable example of pluck and endurance.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Family/military connectionsCousin: 4134 Pte Stephen Percy ALLEN, 8th Bn, killed in action, 11 August 1918.
Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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