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Percy Ambrose BALLARD

Regimental number1680
Place of birthCunnamulla Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarpenter
AddressCharleville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs Frances Ballard, Roma P.O., Queensland
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2336
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mentioned in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

Mentioned in Despatches


Recommendation date: "Military Order 170 of 24 April 1918"

Military Cross


Recommendation date: "18-21 September 1918"

FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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