Stanley Harry BAWDEN

Badge Number: 29266, Sub Branch: Alberton

BAWDEN, Stanley Harry

Service Number: 2555
Enlisted: 12 April 1915, Enlisted at Adelaide
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Portland Ward, South Australia, 9 March 1897
Home Town: Port Adelaide, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Royal Park, South Australia, August 1946, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Cheltenham Cemetery, South Australia
Section AX, Drive B, Path 3(4), Site 6AN Grant expires on 6 October 2037
Memorials: Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

12 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2555, Enlisted at Adelaide
16 Jul 1915: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 50th Infantry Battalion, Transferred from the 10th Battalion to the 50th Battalion
21 Sep 1915: Involvement Private, 2555, 10th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Star of England embarkation_ship_number: A15 public_note: ''
21 Sep 1915: Embarked Private, 2555, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Star of England, Adelaide
2 Apr 1917: Imprisoned Taken prisoner of war at Voremil while wounded and serving with the 50th Battalion. Interned at Zerbet, Germany
2 Apr 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 2555, 50th Infantry Battalion, Bullet wound to the calf
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Private, 2555, 50th Infantry Battalion
11 Jan 1920: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 2555, 50th Infantry Battalion, Discharged at 4th Military District
Date unknown: Wounded 2555, 50th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Samuel and Sarah (nee Webb) of Dale Street, Port Adelaide; brother of Samuel Jospeh Bawden who was killed in action on 7 August  1916  while serving with the 48th Battalion, Clara Bawden, Charles Henry Bawden, Percy Bawden, Ellen Gertrude Bawden, Eva May Bawden, Gladys Rose Bawden, Josapha Ethel Bawden and Clarence Roy Bawden

27 August 1919 commenced return to Australia on board HT Osterly disembarking on 28 September 1919

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Husband of Catherine Mollie (nee Halcrow) Bawden. Stanley and Catherine were married on 28 June 1919 in the Bloomfield Independant Church, Belfast, Ireland

Father of Alexander Gordon Jack Bawden, Janet Evelyn Bawden and Josepha Ethel Bawden