|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Roseberry, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Alex. McFadden, Tupper Street, Boulder City, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||12th Light Horse Regiment, Machine Gun Section|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/17/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Divisional Ammunition Column|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Taken on strength, 1st Light Horse Regiment, Gallipoli, 29 August 1915.
Found guilty, 16 October 1915, of conduct to the prejudice of good order and military discipline, in that he disobeyed a lawful command in such a manner as to show a wilful defiance of authority: awarded 6 fatigues of 4 hours each.
Found guilty, 14 November 1915, of conduct to the prejudice of good order and military discipline, in that he did not clean his rifle when ordered to by an NCO: awarded 6 fatigues of 4 hours each.
Disembarked Alexandria, 27 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Taken on strength, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, 1 April 1915, and mustered as Gunner.
Appointed Driver, 16 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 25 June 1916.
Appointed Temporary Bombardier, 25 October 1916.
Proceeded to England on 10 days' leave, 13 April 1917
Reverted to permanent rank of Driver, 23 April 1917.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 24 May 1917 (syphilis); discharged, 24 September 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 124 days.
Absent without leave, 17 October 1917.
Declared an illegal absentee by Court of Enquiry, Longbridge Deverill, 20 February 1918, and discharged from the AIF as from 1 April 1920.Forfeited all medal entitlements.
|Miscellaneous details||See 615 Edward Alexander McFADDEN for first period of service.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McFADDEN Edward Alexander|