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Regimental number1549
Place of birthLithgow New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCook Street, Lithgow, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Kirkwood, Cook Street, Lithgow, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, H Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Coolness and courage in establishing and maintaining communications in all actions with the Battalion.
Recommendation date: "2 and 28 September 1917"

Great courage and devotion to duty under most trying conditions both in and out of the line during period February-September 1917.

Mention in Despatches

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

FateReturned to Australia 23 October 1918

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