Solomon George LEVY

Regimental number668
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address30 Palmer Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Levy, 30 Palmer Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'Work at Herleville Wood on 23 August 1918.'
Recommendation date: 30 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
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Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry at Herleville Wood on 23 August, 1918. When all the officers became casualties this N.C.O. took charge of the company and displayed fine qualities of leadership, controlling and reorganizing the company throughout the advance.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 35
Date: 15 April 1920

Date of death12 June 1963