Alfred HONEY

Regimental number2582
Place of birthLiskeard England
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o R Crapp, Maffra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinBrother, R Honey, St Keyne, Herods Foot, Cornwall, England
Enlistment date1 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Signal Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 3 August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 22 December 1918

Military Medal

'At PETILLON on 19th/20th July, 1916, Private HONEY volunteered to go out to rescue wounded men under heavy shrapnel and machine gun fire. He worked all night and under trying circumstances. he again volunteered and went out on the night 20th/21st July, 1916.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal