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Albert Henry GRIMSLEY

Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrganizing school secretary
AddressDrummoyne, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Doris Grimsley, 'Hastings', Bridge Street, Drummoyne, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name56th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross (Altered to Mention in Despatches)


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).
Recommendation date: 22 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 2 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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