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Garnet William FULTON

Regimental number3898
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationManager
AddressE K Fulton, Brisbane Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, 128 Fulton, 19 Canning Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Artillery Headquarters
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).
Recommendation date: 4 March 1917

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: 1 January 1918

FateReturned to Australia 2 March 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'Marked devotion to duty and especially good services as Warrant Officer Divisional Artillery Headquarters during operations in FRANCE from 26th February, 1917, to 20th September, 1917.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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