Service Details
Name:
BAWDEN
Given Name:
ELDRED LEONARD
Initials:
E L
Rank:
Lieutenant
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Regiment:
Railways and Harbours Brigade
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Date of Death:
1922-03-10
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Age:
26
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, during Rand Revolt
Decorations:
M C
Citations:
LG Sup 30 July 1919 pg. 9714 - "For conspicuous gallantry, initiative and devotion to duty as forward observation officer. He accompanied the infantry on October 14th, 15th, 19th and 20th, 1918. He obtained and sent back valuable information, and with his small party captured some forty prisoners. He was wounded at Belgiek on October 20th whilst attending a wounded infantryman under heavy shell fire. His conduct was exemplary and excited the admiration of all ranks."
Additional
Information:
Son of Eldred Bawden
Commemoration
Country:
South Africa
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Locality:
Gauteng
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Cemetery:
JOHANNESBURG (BRIXTON) CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
Gen. Sec. Grave 3755.

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