John William BAWDEN

BAWDEN, John William

Service Numbers: 1309, 1309A
Enlisted: 28 November 1914, Enlisted at Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: East Adelaide, South Australia, 30 June 1889
Home Town: North Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Groom
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 3 November 1917, aged 28 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, , Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Broken Hill War Memorial, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 2 Service

28 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1309, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Adelaide, SA

World War 1 Service

2 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, 1309, 10th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
2 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, 1309, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Clan McGillivray, Melbourne
26 Oct 1915: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 9th Infantry Battalion, Transferred from the 10th Battalion and issued with service number 1309A
3 Nov 1917: Involvement Private, 1309A, 9th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Bawden and Elizabeth Blagrove formerly  Bawden nee Smith of 74 Mansfield Street, North Adelaide, SA

At the time of enlisting he was residing at Broken Hill, NSW

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