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John MALY

Regimental number132
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTurner and fitter
AddressKensignton Road, Norwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Joseph Maly, Kensington Road, Norwood, South Australia
Enlistment date2 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'Displayed great courage and devotion to duty as a runner, his work being particularly dangerous and arduous between 4th and 18th November 1916.'
Recommendation date: 29 November 1916

FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Medals

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 91
Date: 23 July 1919

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