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John Alfred BARTELS

Regimental number88
Place of birthPioneer, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMoorina, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinCaroline Bartels, Moorina, Tasmania
Enlistment date21 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal

Recommendation date: 3 October 1916

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 26 November 1916

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).
Recommendation date: 24 September 1918

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 27 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

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

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