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George William MACARTNEY

Date of birth2 January 1887
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMedical Practitioner
AddressBank of New South Wales, Grafton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMr A Thompson, Bank of New South Wales, Grafton, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain (Medical Officer)
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board A15 Star Of England on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Promotions

Lieutenant Colonel


Unit: On furlough
Promotion date: 2 May 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette, second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette No. 169 (4 October 1917).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 9 October 1918
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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