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Gordon John Cooper HARGREAVES

Regimental number182
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelegraphist
Address'Vermont', Middlesex Road, Surrey Hills, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Ruby Hargreaves, 'Vermont,' Middlesex Road, Surrey Hills, Victoria
Enlistment date21 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameSignal Company Engineers Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/11/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A30 Borda on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Signal Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Member of the Order of the British Empire


Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

Mention in Despatches


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

Mention in Despatches


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

FateReturned to Australia 23 October 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Gordon John
Medals

OBE


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

Other detailsMedals: Order of British Empire, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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