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Frederick Samuel LUSHEY

Regimental number994
Place of birthHindmarsh South Australia
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationShipping clerk
AddressBernard Street, Claremont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Jane Lushey, Bernard Street, Claremont, Western Australia
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, Army Medical Corps
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Ambulance
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Unspecified


Refers October 1917.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in assisting to establish a forward aid post under heavy fire, where he dressed and tended wounded unceasingly. Through his efforts rapid evacuations rearward were accomplished and many lives saved.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

Date of death26 May 1967

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