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Thomas Edward LINNEY

Regimental number3547A
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBilliard marker
AddressAlbert Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, T Linney, 97 Merton Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Enlistment date3 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3547
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Signal Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 22 April 1917

Bar to MM


Recommendation date: 16 October 1917

2nd Bar to MM


Recommendation date: 15 April 1918

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'For gallantry and devotion to duty during the enemy attack on Lavieville 5th April 1918. these men [LINNEY and 5374 C. DEAM] were working with Sergeant D.A. Raeburn repairing and maintaining communications between Brigade staff and Battalion Commanders.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Bar to Military Medal

2nd Bar to Military Medal

'For gallantry and devotion to duty during the enemy attack on LAVIEVILLE 5th April 1918. These men [LINNEY and were working with Sergeant RAEBURN D.A. repairing and maintaining communications between Brigade Staff and Battalion Commanders.'

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal & 2 Bars, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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