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Albert Cronin BAULCH

Regimental number92
Place of birthNewport Mon., England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationEngine driver
Address11 Ruperra Street, Newport Hoie, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMrs E Evans, 11 Ruperra Street, Newport Hoie, England
Enlistment date8 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 RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


For conspicuous gallantry in charge of a working party near Bullecourt and displaying correct judgement and initiative at a critical juncture.
Recommendation date: 14 May 1917

FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1918
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion when in charge of a working party. He repulsed a counter attack with heavy loss, displaying courage and initiative at a critical juncture.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

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