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Regimental number6717
Place of birthYorkshire England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway ganger
Address16 Fagley Lane, Accel Hill, Yorkshire, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMiss Ann Gregson, 16 Fagley Lane, Accel Hill, Yorkshire, England
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Battery 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Recommendation date: 6 March 1918

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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