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Edwin Stanley INMAN

Regimental number448
Place of birthEmerald Victoria
ReligionChurch of Christ
Address35 Wood Street, South Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Barlow, Watkin Road, Claremont, Western Australia
Enlistment date8 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 31 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal (Awarded)

Consistent valuable services, initiative and personal bravery while in charge of carrying parties, enabling valuable services to be rendered. (East of Ypres 20-21 September 1917).
Recommendation date: 6 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He moved forward with the advance in command of carrying parties, and established dumps on the first objective under heavy fire, and worked untiringly under very difficult conditions. When ammunition ran short during a counter attack he led his parties through a heavy barrage with further supplies to the front line.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 120
Date: 7 August 1918

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

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