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Alfred Victor GALLASCH

Regimental number804
Date of birth24 June 1893
Place of birthGladstone, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressGladstone, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Johannes Caroline Gallasch, Gladstone, South Australia
Enlistment date24 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF27
Promotion date: 15 October 1915

Lieutenant


Unit: INF27
Promotion date: 26 July 1916

Captain


Unit: INF27
Promotion date: 13 May 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1919
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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