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Archibald Clavering GUNTER

Place of birthTamworth New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressWamock Hall, Edward Street, Bondi, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, G Gunter, Wamock Hall, Edward Street, Bondi, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 May 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name1st Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 3 August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. As bombing officer he repelled with his bombers the enemy bomb attacks. Later he counter attacked them as long as his supply of bombs lasted, and on receiving a fresh supply, bombed them away altogether.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

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