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Ashton Phillip KURTS

Regimental number7853
Place of birthCumberland New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressInverness, Bowman Street, Drummoyne, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinGrandparent, Mrs M Brophy, Inverness, Bowman Street, Drummoyne, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 5, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade Amn Col
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


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

Military Cross (Altered to Mention in Despatches)


Work at Malt Trench, Grevillers and on 11 May 1917 at Bullecourt.
Recommendation date: 9 September 1917

FateReturned to Australia
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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