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Regimental number2037
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCheapside Street, Maryborough, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinAunt, Mrs F A Court, Cheapside Street, Maryborough, Queensland
Enlistment date28 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He handled his Lewis gun with great skill, and engaged two enemy machine guns, which were eventually captured. He undoubtedly saved a critical situation.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNext of kin name incorrectly entered on Embarkation roll as COWRIE.
Date of death26 November 1973

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