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George James FRITH

Regimental number305
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressFords Creek, Tallawany, via Gong Gong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinJ H Frith, 56 Springficed Road, New Southgate, London, England
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name4th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during operations on 12-23 April 1918 at Strazeele, France.
Recommendation date: 25 April 1918

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He so successfully organized and supervised carrying parties and dumps throughout a very difficult period, and constantly under heavy enemy shelling, that companies were never kept waiting for the requirements. His example of coolness and determination had a very good effect upon all those with whom he came in contact.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 15
Date: 4 February 1919

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