Samuel Joseph BAWDEN

BAWDEN, Samuel Joseph

Service Number: 2617
Enlisted: 26 May 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 29 May 1890
Home Town: Port Adelaide, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Mouquet Farm, France, 7 August 1916, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Serre Road Cemetery No.1
Serre Road Cemetery No 1, Beaumont Hamel, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Alawoona & District WW1 Honour Roll, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Paruna Memory of the Fallen Arch Gates
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World War 1 Service

26 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
26 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2617, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '12' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: RMS Morea embarkation_ship_number: '' public_note: ''
26 Aug 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 2617, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), RMS Morea, Adelaide
7 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2617, 48th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 2617 awm_unit: 48 Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1916-08-07

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Mr. and Mrs. S. Bawden, Church-street, Port Adelaide, have been notified that their son, Private S. J. Bawden, was killed in action in France on August 7. He left here in August, 1915, and served at Gallipoli, before going to France. He was 24 years of age, and before enlisting was employed at the Government Freezing Depot, Port Adelaide." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 23 Sep 1916 (