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William James WADDELL

Date of birth22 November 1888
Address'Mossgeil', Victoria Avenue, Rose Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs George Waddell, 'Mossgeil', Victoria Avenue, Rose Park, South Australia
Enlistment date26 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameLight Horse Brigade Train 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/102/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 26 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Train


Unit: Staff 2nd Division
Promotion date: 23 July 1916

Temporary MAJ

Promotion date: 16 May 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
Date: 24 October 1918

Other detailsMedals: Militry Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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