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Albert LEMIN

Regimental number2005
ReligionSalvation Army
AddressZeehan PO, Zeehan, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Lemin, Zeehan PO, Zeehan, Tasmania
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 30 September 1917

FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919

Military Medal

'This Lance-Corporal during the whole operations continually carried messages from the Front Line and Battalion Headquarters through the enemy barrage and also took out patrols during the day and sent back valuable information regarding the movements of the enemy. On the 27th September he organised No. 16 Platoon and maintained communication with the British Troops on our right when our flank was in danger.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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