|Place of birth||Unley, South Australia|
|School||Unley Public School, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||33 Thomas Street, Unley, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Selina Waldin, Unley, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Age at death||27|
|Place of burial||Tincourt New British Cemetery (Plot V, Row H, Grave 42), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: William and Selina Stuart WALDIN.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Adelaide, 7 February 1916; disembarked Suez, Egypt, 11 March 1916.
Marched out of 8th Training Bn, Zeitoun, 1 April 1916, and taken on strength of 32nd Bn, Duntroon Plateau, the same day.
Admitted to No 8 Field Ambulance, 5 April 1916 (varicose veins); transferred to No 2 Australian Casaulty Clearing Station, 5 April 1916; to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Ismailia, 6 April 1916; discharged, 9 April 1916; rejoined unit, Duntroon Plateau, 10 April 1916.
Admitted to No 8 Field Ambulance, 14 April 1916 (mumps); discharged, 5 May 1916, and rejoined unit the same day.
Admitted to No 15 Field Ambulance, 12 May 1916 (varicocele); discharged, 14 May 1916, and rejoined unit the same day.
Marched into 8th Training Bn, Tel el Kebir, 29 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria with 8th Training Bn, 6 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 16 June 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 21 August 1916; marched into 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 22 August 1916.
Proceeded to unit, 14 September 1916; rejoined 32nd Bn, in the field, 16 September 1916.
Evacuated to hospital, 29 October 1916; admitted to No 36 Casualty Clearing Station, 1 November 1916 (trench feet); transferred to No 23 General Hospital, Etaples, 2 November 1916; to England, 4 November 1916; to Military Hospital, Colchester, 4 November 1916; to No 2 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 13 November 1916; discharged, 16 November 1916; marched into No 4 Command Depot, Wareham, no date stated.
Admitted to Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 29 January 1917 (venereal disease); discharged, 19 March 1917, and marched into No 4 Command Depot, Wareham, the same day; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 50 days.
Transferred to, and taken on strength of 70th Bn, Wareham, 7 April 1917.
Transferred to 32nd Bn on marching out of 70th Bn, 19 September 1917; marched into 69th Draft Bn, 19 September 1917.
Marched into Overseas Training Bde, Longbridge Deverill, 19 October 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 24 October 1917; marched into 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Le Havre, 25 October 1917.
Proceeded to unit, 27 October 1917; rejoined 32nd Bn, 1 November 1917.
Admitted to 5th Divisional Rest Station, 6 January 1918 (trench fever); transferred to No 3 Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne, 10 January 1918; to No 7 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 14 January 1918; to No 3 Rest Camp, 9 February 1918; marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, 16 February 1918.
Proceeded to unit, 3 March 1918; rejoined 32nd Bn, 8 March 1918.
Posted as absent without leave, 8 August 1918.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 16 September 1918, declares 2136 Pte G.H. Walden illegally absented himself without leave on 8 August 1918, and that he still absent.
Traced on 22 September 1918; rejoined unit, 28 September 1918.
Admitted to No 8 Australian Field Ambulance, 4 October 1918, and transferred to No 53 Casualty Clearing Station, the same day (pyrexia of unknown origin, and pneumonia).
Died, 5 October 1918.
Disciplinary action regarding absence from 8 August 1918, until 22 September 1918, was not taken owing to operations.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, WALDIN George Herbert|