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Edward GILMORE

Regimental number3057
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressGladstone, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, J Gilmore, Gladstone, Queensland
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 September 1915
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 5 May 1918

Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Medals

Military Medal

'On night of 24th/25th April, 1918, during a counter-attack by their Battalion on strong enemy position South of VILLERS-BRETONNEUX these men [GILMORE, 2762 J. PIANTO, 3934 W.H. SAUNDERS, 4901 E.J. STOKES, 309A F.J. COX, 2989 D. SHANKS, 2913 G.L. McKENZIE, 3927 T.A. PORTER] who are Stretcher-bearers, continually under very heavy machine gun and shell fire, and at great personal risk, collected the wounded. Their untiring energy, bravery, and devotion to duty in clearing casualties were undoubtedly instrumental in saving many lives.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 15
Date: 4 February 1919

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