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John INGER

Regimental number797
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressGilroy PO via Yarra Junction, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinmother, Mrs M Stokes, Address Unknown
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal (No award)


Conspicuous bravery in rescuing wounded at Pozieres.
Recommendation date: 9 September 1916

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 11 January 1919

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