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Wallace York LANGDON

Regimental number4301
Place of birthBarnsdale Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWaggon builder
Address92 Duke Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, W Y Langdon, 92 Duke Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date27 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 29 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 11 September 1916

Bar to MM

Recommendation date: 9 April 1918

FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919

Military Medal

'As a battalion runner he did excellent work near MOUQUET FARM from 30th August, 1916 to 2nd September, 1916.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Bar to Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal & Bar, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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