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Wentworth Rowland Cavanagh MAINWARING

Date of birth26 September 1869
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Dr. A. M. Cudmore, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation45
Next of kinMother, Mrs. E.J. Cavanagh-Mainwaring, 1 Lennox Mansions, Clarence Parade, South Sea, England
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 April 1918
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps


Unit: No 2 Australian Surgical Hospital
Promotion date: 14 November 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30474 (14 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76 (23 May 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 16 May 1919

Order of the White Eagle - 5th Class (with swords) (Serbia)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Discharge date5 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: Order of the White Eagle, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MAINWARING Wentworth Rowland Cavanagh

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