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Hugh Harold MACLEOD

Regimental number9944
Place of birthUlmarra New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressUlmarra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, N Macleod, Ulmarra, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 17 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry in charge of a gun during the attack at St. Souplet, on 17 October, 1918. The enemy retaliated on the battery position very severely, wounding all his detachment. He manned his gun alone, and continued the barrage under heavy shell fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 35
Date: 15 April 1920

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