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William George LE BHERS

Regimental number157
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman
Addressc/o G Harris, East Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Le Bhers, Nellie Street, Nundah, Queensland
Enlistment date20 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Trench Mortar Battery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'(Pozieres) Excellent work with Stokes Guns in captured trenches during the attack. Also ability and personal bravery in carrying out patrol work.'
Recommendation date: 16 August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 22 September 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'Did excellent work with Stokes Guns in the captured German trenches, during the attack on POZIERES RIDGE on 4th/5th August, 1916. He volunteered for patrol work and was a member of a patrol which defeated an enemy reconnaissance.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

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