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Patrick LULHAM

Regimental number1056
Place of birthCodrington New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCasino, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Johanna Lulham, Casino via Lismore, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 18 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'Great devotion to duty and marked courage during advance, also while in charge of wiring party working under heavy fire. (Hooge 20 September 1917)'
Recommendation date: 6 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918
Medals

Military Medal

'At HOOGE, FRANCE on September 20th, 1917, during the advance of GLENCORSE and POLYGONVELDE WOODS, Private LULHAM showed great devotion to duty and marked courage during the advance. When the final objective was captured he organised his section and worked both day and night in the consolidation and again while in charge of a wiring party remained at his work under heavy artillery and machine gun fire, setting a fine example to the men under him.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 February 1966
Place of burialMullumbimby Cemetery

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