Joseph Lee BAWDEN

Badge Number: S44331, Sub Branch: Plympton

BAWDEN, Joseph Lee

Service Number: 752
Enlisted: 4 October 1916, Enlisted at Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Machine Gun Company
Born: Kadina, South Australia, 29 May 1897
Home Town: Kings Park, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Hawker
Died: South Australia, 27 February 1989, aged 91 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Cremation held on 1 March 1989. Ashes were interred in the 16 May 1989 in the RSL, Wall 121, Niche A014. Interment number 247201 which expires on the 16 May 2024
Memorials: Kadina & District WW1 Roll of Honor, Kadina Town Hall WW1 & WW2 Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

4 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 752, 8th Machine Gun Company, Enlisted at Adelaide, SA
21 Nov 1917: Involvement Private, SN 752, 8th Machine Gun Company
21 Nov 1917: Embarked Private, SN 752, 8th Machine Gun Company, HMAT Nestor, Melbourne
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Private, SN 752
5 Nov 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 752, 1st Machine Gun Company, Discharged at the 4th Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Thomas Richard Bawden and Ellen Bawden nee Lee of Jellicoe Street, Kings Park, SA

On 12 July 1924 Joseph married Leta Bertha Lamb in St Pauls Church, Adelaide. Father of Ronald Thomas Bawden and Gwenythe Ellen Emily Bawden

At the time of his death he was residing at Kingswood, SA

Commenced return to Australia on 22 August 1919  aboard HT Anchises disembarking on the 5 October 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal