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England Gillingham GLYDE

Date of birth6 November 1882
Place of birthNorwood, South Australia
OccupationInsurance inspector
Address'Thursby', Claremont Avenue, Claremont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs A C E Glyde, 'Thursby', Claremont Avenue, Claremont, Western Australia
Enlistment date20 April 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name28th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion


Unit: 28th Battalion
Promotion date: 15 October 1915


Unit: 28th Battalion
Promotion date: 12 August 1916

Temporary MAJ

Unit: 28th battalion
Promotion date: 26 July 1918


Unit: AMF
Promotion date: 31 March 1921

Lieutenant Colonel

Unit: AMF
Promotion date: 2 November 1924

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Croix de Guerre

'Work at Pozieres in 1917 and at Ypres in September and October 1917.'
Recommendation date: 23 December 1917

FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Discharge date7 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action: 12 December 1915; 5 August 1916; 4 October 1917; 2 September 1918.

Medals: Croix de Guerre, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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