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Harry Akhurst MANN

Regimental number240
Place of birthPetersburg South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAccountant
Address109 Hill Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinC S Mann, Civil Engineer, Railway Department, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name4th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Promulgated, 'London Gazette', 2 January 1917' 'Commonwealth Gazette', 29 June 1917.Recommended for a second Mention in Despatches, 28 September 1918; promulgated, 'London Gazette', 31 December 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette', 23 May 1919.
Recommendation date: 6 October 1916

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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