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Gerald Bertram FREER

Regimental number978
Place of birthRutherland England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoundary rider
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Freer, Aston Road, Uppingham, England
Enlistment date8 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name8th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollArmy Provost Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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