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Albert Allison LOCKHART

Regimental number4064
Place of birthJarrahdale Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarrier
AddressSouth Bunbury, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, T H Lockhart, South Bunbury, Western Australia
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Signal Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'Work near Jeancourt on 17-18 September 1918.'
Recommendation date: 29 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Medals

Military Medal

On the night 17th/18th September, 1918, and throughout operations on 18th September, 1918 at JEANCOURT these linesmen [LOCKHART, 6798 R.G. McNAMARA, 8331 E.L. BROWN]maintained continuous communication from right group Headquarters, both to the front, flanks and rear under constant shell fire. These linesmen spent the whole of 20 hours continually on the lines and by their devotion to duty communications were uninterrupted throughout the whole of the operation.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
Date: 10 October 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: 4065 Pte Clarence Melville LOCKHART, 11th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 July 1919.

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