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Charles James LOY

Regimental number5499
Date of birth1880
Place of birthWagga Wagga, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCressy Street, Deniliquin, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs J H Loy, Fair View, Lara via Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 March 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 RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'Courage and capability in holding post under very heavy fire. (8-9 May 1917).'
Recommendation date: 17 May 1917

FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 November 1958
Age at death78
Place of burialDeniliquin Cemetery, New South Wales

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