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Edward Albert Charles MACFARLANE

Date of birth25 February 1889
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressGlenalog, Kurrungai Avenue, Qurramwira
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, George Macfarlane, Glenalog Kurrungai Avenue, Qurramwira
Enlistment date16 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name30th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
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Captain


Unit: 30th Battalion
Promotion date: 29 April 1917

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry when leading a raid on the enemy's trenches. Two of the enemy were captured, and he succeeded in bringing his party back under heavy fire with only one casualty.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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