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James Matthew HERON

Regimental number4834
Place of birthMelbourne Vic
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
Address19 Percy Street, Glenferrie, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Heron, 19 Percy Street, Glenferrie, Victoria
Enlistment date6 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


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

FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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