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Born in Port Adelaide, South Australia and a labourer by trade, Stanley Harry Bawden was 18 years and single when enlisted on the 12th of April 1915 in the10th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Private, Number 2555. His Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on the 21st of September 1915. Family/military connections Brother: 2617 Private Samuel Joseph Bawden, 48th Battalion, killed in action on the 7th of August 1916. and was listed as returned to Australia on the 28th of September 1919 per 'Osterley'. Discharged from the 4th Military District T.P.E. on the 11th of January 1920. On the 28th of January 1916 Influenza 2nd Australian General Hospital. Officially reported missing on the 2nd of January 1917as prisoner of War, interred at Zerbst Germany. Captured on the 2nd of April1917 at Norwich. Bullet wound left calf Prisoner of war arrived England on the 2nd of January 1919. Tree No. 1987