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Thomas Steane LOUCH

Regimental number923
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLaw clerk
AddressThe Rectory, Albany, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, The Venerable Archdeacon Louch, The Rectory, Western Australia
Enlistment date7 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name11th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448, 11 July 1919; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124, 30 October 1919.

FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1919
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Chevalier (Roumania)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 10
Date: 29 January 1920

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Returned from Gallipoli; re-embarked as 2nd Lt, 11th Bn, 16th Reinforcement, from Fremantle on board HMAT A9 'Shropshire', 31 March 1916.

Medals: Military Cross, Chevalier (Rumania), 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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