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Regimental number1063
AddressMinmi, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinAunt, Mrs Jeremiah McCleish, Minmi, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Recommendation date: 2 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty as a runner during a long period. He has carried out many dangerous and difficult tasks, and has set a splendid example of determination and courage to his comrades.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 137
Date: 30 August 1918

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