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Percy Emil JULGE

Date of birth11 July 1894
Place of birthSouthwark South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWarehouseman
AddressHolland Street, Southwark, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Charles Julius Julge, Holland Street, Southwark, Adelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
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 RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Promotions

Captain


Unit: 27th Battalion
Promotion date: 12 August 1916

Temporary MAJ


Promotion date: 14 July 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


'Displayed great courage and tenacity of purpose in commanding a party of trench diggers close to the Maze.'
Recommendation date: 15 July 1916

Bar to Military Cross


Recommendation date: 22 November 1916

FateReturned to Australia 21 May 1919
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry. He led his party with great courage and bravery in two raids on the enemy's trenches, and set a fine example to his men. On one occasion he personally accounted for several of the enemy.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 176
Date: 30 November 1916

Bar to Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. He displayed great courage and determination when in charge of a working party who were digging a trench 25 yards from the enemy's front line. He set a splendid example throughout.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 116
Date: 25 July 1917

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

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