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Regimental number4700
Place of birthSale Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address106 Wilson Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Lord, 106 Wilson Street, Redfern, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 13 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

*'Work near Rainecourt on 9 August 1918'.
Recommendation date: "14 August 1918*

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 6 September 1918"

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919

Military Medal

'After the objective was gained on 9th August 1918 near RAINECOURT, east of AMINES, wounded men were lying in front. These two men[Lord and 4549 A.G. Sweetland] left their entrenchment and crossed an open road, went out 300 yards in front of their position and carried back 2 wounded men. They then salvaged a stretcher and carried their comrades back to the R.A.P. through a hail of fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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