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Arthur George GAUKRODGER

Regimental number2648
Place of birthPymble New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationButcher
AddressPittwater Road, St Ives, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Gaukrodger, Pittwater Road, St Ives Pymble, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Consoicuous bravery and devotion to duty in carrying messages in action since March 1916. Splendid example to other runners of Battalion.
Recommendation date: 7 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1918
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He has performed most valuable service as a runner, and has at all times displayed the greatest courage and coolness under fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

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