John Conrad BADEWITZ

BADEWITZ, John Conrad

Service Number: 6468
Enlisted: 25 June 1916, Cootamundra, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Holbrook, New South Wales, 1889
Home Town: Holbrook, Greater Hume Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Public School
Occupation: Butcher
Died: Killed in Action, Bullecourt, France, 6 May 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial Commemorated in Holbrook Cemetery, New South Wales., Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Holbrook War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

25 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Cootamundra, New South Wales
7 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 6468, 2nd Infantry Battalion
7 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 6468, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

John Conrad BADEWITZ was born in Holbrook, New South Wales in 1889

His parents were Franz Wilhelm BADEWITZ & Julia WILSON who married in 1871 (registered in Albury, NSW)


His brother Henry Carl BADEWITZ (SN 6469) also served during WW1 and returned to Australia in 1918