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Bertram Francis MALONEY

Regimental number239
Place of birthJunee New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address2 Linthorpe Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Laurence Maloney, 2 Linthorpe Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 9, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during the operations in the vicinity of HARBONNIERES, East of VILLERS-BRETONNEUX on the 8th August 1918. he selected a forward position for his gun and directed fire with good effect on the enemy for about two hours on the right of the Corps flank before contact was established by the Canadians, thereby protecting a very important point.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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