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Gerald Dellon CADDEN

Regimental number280
Place of birthAlbury, New South Wales
Other NamesGerald Dillon
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address'Ravenhurst', Beecroft, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7.75"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinFather, R W Cadden, Beecroft Road, Beecroft, New South Wales
Previous military service19th Infantry
Enlistment date25 March 1916
Place of enlistmentRandwick, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 1, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date31 October 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 April 1971

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