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Regimental number686
Place of birthSheffield England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSaw mill labourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jeffery, 7 Station Road, New Seaham, County Durham, England
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name6th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal (Awarded)*

*Valuable work in supervising pack trains in the forward area, showing bravery and coolness on many occassions. (East of Ypres 4-6 October 1917).
Recommendation date: "11 October 1917

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death8 July 1951

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