Cyril William BALDING

Cyril William Balding Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Brisbane
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Farmer
Enlisted
26-May-1915
Place
Brisbane
Age
18
Status
Single
Service No
2562
Rank
Private
Unit
9th Battalion, 8th Reinforcements
Embarked
16-August-1915
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
January 1917
Notes

Cyril Balding landed at Lemnos in November 1915 with 9th Battalion reinforcements intended for Gallipoli but they were not deployed. He arrived in France from Egypt in June 1916. In September he was wounded in action and hospitalised at Rouen, then transferred to London’s 3rd General Hospital. He returned to Australia in January 1917 and was discharged in April, aged 19.

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