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Herbert Victor Clement IRVING

Regimental number1534
Place of birthUnley South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFrench polisher
AddressPO, Plympton, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Elizabeth Irving, PO, Plympton, South Australia
Enlistment date6 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: 20 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: 1528 Pte Allan William James IRVING, 32nd Bn, killed in action, 20 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 April 1944
Age at death50
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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