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John LORD

Regimental number6252
Place of birthProspect South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressCrystal Brook, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Matilda Lord, Crystal Brook, South Australia
Enlistment date8 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Stationary Hospital 1, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/70/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSquadron Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Headquarters
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Not awarded.
Recommendation date: 21 September 1917

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: 16 September 1918

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Family/military connectionsUncle: 1859 Pte Walter Henry GRAY, 4th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 23 August 1917; Cousins: 20 Pte Edwin Charles GRAY, 32nd Bn, killed in action, 20 July 1916; 972 Corporal Alfred James GRAY, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 July 1918; Brother: 3869 Pte Harry LORD MM, 48th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 July 1919.
Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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