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Arthur Collard LLOYD

Regimental number5407
Date of birth1897
Place of birthSouth Yarra Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWindow dresser
Address779 High Street, Armadale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr A C Lloyd, High Street, Armadale, Victoria
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Headquarters
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 30 September 1917

FateDischarged 11 October 1919

Military Medal

'On four occasions under extremely heavy German barrages repaired repaired the telephone lines between the 60th Battalion Headquarters and 57th Battalion Headquarters GLENCORSE WOOD during the attack of 26th and 27th September, thus maintaining communication, also under similar circumstances one evening of 26th September he acted as guide for Pack Transport from Brigade Headquarters HOOGE to GLENCORSE WOOD and on other occasions conveyed messages to various parts of the Line. During these occasions this man showed conspicuous bravery and coolness.'
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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