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George Phillip BARDEN

Regimental number15953
Place of birthGilgandra, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.10
Height5' 8.5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFather, George thomas Barden
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 October 1917
Place of enlistmentNarromine, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameAustralian Army Service Corps, 1st & 2nd Anzac Mounted Divisions, 15th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Port Darwin on 30 April 1918
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Company, Australian Army Service Corps, Australian Mounted Division Train
FateDied of disease 10 March 1919
Place of death or woundingRafa, Palestine
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No 158), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
181
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Thomas and Alice BARDEN, Westbrooke, Narromine, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Died of pneumonia and acute nephritis, Scottish Horse Field Ambulance, Rafa.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARDEN George Phillip

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