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William Martin GREEN

Regimental number1529
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressMornington Junction, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWilliam Green, Mornington Junction, Victoria
Enlistment date23 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 8 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Unspecified


Refers 4 October 1915.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', fourth Supplement, No. 29664 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 176 (30 November 1916)

FateReturned to Australia 13 December 1918
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuopus gallantry in leading a party into an enemy trench. He drove out the enemy, killing one and wounding and capturing three others. By his prompt and courageous action he prevented an enemy attack from developing.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 129
Date: 21 September 1916

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