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Hugh Stewart GEDDES

Regimental number96
Place of birthBishopbriggs SCOTLAND
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngineer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Hugh Geddes, 'Benview', Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, Scotland
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Company Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 13 March 1917

Military Medal


Coolness and prompt action under fire, rendering valuable services. (Near Ypres 18 September 1917).
Recommendation date: 3 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918

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