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Douglas Gray MARKS

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressSundridge, Lindsay Street, Neutral Bay, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Montague Marks, Lindsay Street, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 November 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name13th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollHonorary Captain
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Order of the White Eagle (5th Class)


Recommendation date: September-October 1916

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 19 September 1916

Mention in Despatches


Promulgated, 'London Gazette', 1 June 1917; 'Commonwealth Gazette', 4 October 1917. Second MID, 20 September 1917 ('London Gazette', 25 December 1917; 'Commonwealth Gazette', 18 April 1918); third MID: 'London Gazette', 28 May 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette', 24 October 1918; fourth MID: 'London Gazette', 31 December 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette', 23 May 1919.
Recommendation date: 4 March 1917

DSO


Recommendation date: 1 March 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 20 February 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Order of the White Eagle - 5th Class (with swords) (Serbia)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, Distinguished Service Order, Order of the White Eagle, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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