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Ross HARWOOD

Date of birth17 October 1878
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Louisa Harwood, Forrest House St Georges Terrace, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date3 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentLT (Transport Officer)
Unit name16th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TROOPSHIP A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Promotions

Major


Unit: 16th Battalion
Promotion date: 22 April 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


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

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 14 September 1918
Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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