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Walter Gilligan MASON

Regimental number129
Place of birthArmidale New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarpenter
AddressRusden Street, Armidale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Mason, Rusden Street, Armidale, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', 31 December 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette', 23 May 1919.
Recommendation date: 30 September 1918

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 7 January 1919

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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