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Peter Benjamin MALONE

Regimental number3904
Place of birthBendigo Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressLeichhardt, via Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, P Malone, Leichhardt, via Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Recommendation date: 19 January 1917

FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He displayed great bravery during a bombing raid, and later materially assisted in establishing a block at a critical time.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133
Date: 21 August 1917

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