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Charles Robert DUKE

Regimental number963
Date of birth--/09/1889
Place of birthDunedin, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationArchitect
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinW H Duke, 18 London Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Enlistment date2 September 1914
Place of enlistmentRandwick, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 5th Pnr Btn
Promotion date: 22 March 1916

Lieutenant


Unit: 5th Pnr Btn
Promotion date: 6 July 1916

Temporary CAPT


Unit: 5th Pnr Btn
Promotion date: 22 February 1919

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).
Recommendation date: 12 October 1916

Mention in Corps Orders


Recommendation date: 8 December 1917

Unspecified


Recommendation date: "6 and 14 August 1915"

FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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