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Harold William GRIMWADE

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMerchant
Address'Waveney', Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation46
Next of kinWife, Mrs Grimwade, 'Waveney', Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military service8th Australian Field Artillery Brigade
Enlistment date26 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant-Colonel
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBrigadier-General
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Division Artillery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George


Recommendation date: 6 March 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette No. 57 (18 April 1918).
Recommendation date: 1 June 1917

Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George


Recommendation date: 4 June 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).
Recommendation date: 28 December 1917

Companion of the Order of the Bath


Recommendation date: 4 March 1918

Croix de Guerre (French)


Recommendation date: 27 September 1918

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 30 September 1918

Mention in Despatches


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

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 27 February 1919
Medals

Croix de Guerre (France)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

CB


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

CMG


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other detailsMedals: Croix de Guerre (France), CB, CMG, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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