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ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressSelbon Chambers, Chancery Lane, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Patrick Gorman, Rochester, Victoria
Enlistment date28 October 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name22nd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

For conspicuous gallantry in command of the leading wave of his Company during the attack on Malt Trenches near Warlencourt.
Recommendation date: 9 March 1917

Military Cross

For conspicuous gallantry and most valuable service in command of a Company duriing the attack on the Bullecourt Trenches.
Recommendation date: 11 May 1917

FateReturned to Australia 7 July 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Eugene Gorman on NR

Military Cross

''For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He displayed the utmost courage and ability in leading his company during an attack, and, altthough severely wounded, he remained at his post until his party were relieved after a most exhausting and dangerous turn of duty.''
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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