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Patrick MADDEN

Regimental number1326
Date of birth7 October 1888
Place of birthGrenfell, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSoldier
AddressAnnandale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 7.75"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Madden, Wellington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Royal Australian Garrison Artillery; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date28 December 1917
Place of enlistmentSouth Head, Sydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHeavy Artillery Group 36, Reinforcement 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 5 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Siege Battery
FateReturned to Australia 5 January 1920
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date23 March 1920
Other details

War service: France (post-Armistice)

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Cap Verde', 5 January 1920; disembarked Sydney, 29 February 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 23 March 1920.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death9 June 1967
Age at death81
Place of burialLockhart Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, MADDEN Patrick

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