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Richard Stewart GEE

Date of birth7 March 1880
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSecretary
Address319 Brisbane Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs R S Gee, 319 Brisbane Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military serviceAustralian Field Artillery
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
Promotions

Major


Unit: Australian Field Artillery
Promotion date: 12 March 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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