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Norval Norman MARCH

Regimental number1808
Place of birthMaryborough Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationJournalist
AddressYandaran near Bundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Rebecca March, Yandaran near Bundaberg, Queensland
Enlistment date8 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 July 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*given name two spellings Norval and Nowal
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'For continuous good work during the period 26th March to 16th September 1918 including duty in the forward areas. He has been with the Battalion since its formation, part of the time as R.Q.M.S. and by the high sense of honour and devotion to duty which he has always displayed he has been of great assistance to the Battalion Staff, and has set a fine example to the younger non-commissioned officers.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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