Cecil Guildford Kimmorley JUDGE

Date of birth12 December 1892
ReligionChurch of England
AddressThe Retreat, Guyra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, C D Judge, The Retreat, Guyra, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name4th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollAdjutant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion


Unit: Special Service List
Promotion date: 12 March 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Continuous good service and devotion to duty as Adjutant of the Battalion and later as Company Commander during the period February to September 1917
Recommendation date: "20 September 1917

Companion of the Distinguished Service Order (Awarded Military Cross)

Personal courage, able leadership and devotion to duty, enabling valuable services to be rendered by Company. (East of Ypres 3-6 October 1917).
Recommendation date: 15 October 1917"

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Cecil Guildford Judge on NR

Military Cross

''For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when in command of his company during three days' operations. By his leadership he inspired all ranks, and frustrated every attempt of the enemy to approach his position.''
Source: CT 150
Date: 24 September 1918

Bar to Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty at Baku on 14th September 1918. During an attack on a twon by a superior force of the enemy he was serving with two local battalions, which by his courage and example, he induced to put up a good fight. Later, when both commanding officers were killed he himself took command, and controlled the battalion with marked ability. This officer performed excellent work throughout the operations.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 10
Date: 29 January 1920

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