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Baden Sydney OZANNE

Regimental number3251
Date of birth5 April 1900
Place of birthPaddington, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLinotype mechanic
Address134 Darlinghurst Road, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, James Ozanne, 134 Darlinghurst Road, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAnzac Mounted Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date6 October 1919
Other details

War service: embarked from Melbourne, 10 May 1917; disembarked, Suez, 20 June 1917. Taken on strength, 2nd Light Horse Training Regiment from Isolation Camp, 26 July 1917. Transferred to Australian Mounted Division Train, Moascar, 28 July 1917; joined 36th Company, Army Service Corps, Australian Mounted Division Train, 21 August 1917.

Found guilty of being absent from early morning parade, 24 January 1918: awarded forfeiture of 1 day's pay. Found guilty, 9 April 1918, of being absent from early morning parade: awarded 1 day's Field Punishment No. 2 and forfeiture of 1 day's pay.

Admitted to hospital, 24 June 1918; admitted to 4th Light Horse Field Ambulance, 25 June 1918; transferred to 24th Stationary Hospital, 28 June 1918; to 31st General Hospital, Abbassia, 1 July 1918; to Convalescent Depot, Boulac, 26 July 1918; discharged, 2 August 1918. Rejoined 36th Company, ASC, 11 October 1918.

Admitted to 31st General Hospital, Abbassia, 14 November 1918 (malaria); to Convalescent Depot, 28 November 1918; discharged, 8 December 1918. Admitted to Military Hospital, Choubra, 16 December 1918 (measles); to Convalescent Camp, 17 January 1919; discharged, 29 January 1919. Rejoined 36th Company, ASC, 30 March 1919. Taken on strength, 37th Company, ASC, 16 May 1919; marched into 38th Company, 23 May 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 17 August 1919; discharged, 6 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Died as a result of motorcycle accident, Wyee, near Wyong.

Date of death29 June 1935
Age at death35
Place of burialRandwick Church of England Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales

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