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John Henry KORTWRIGHT

Regimental number125
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRough rider and horse breaker
AddressLara, via Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMrs R. Kortwright, Lara, via Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll80
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAnzac Provost Corps
FateReturned to Australia 15 September 1918
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'For devotion to duty and good services rendered as a Military Policeman throughout.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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