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Robert John Allwright MASSIE

Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
AddressMarelbalo, Blue Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinHugh Hammon Massie, Blue Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 September 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant (Adjutant)
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
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Croix de Guerre


Recommendation date: 25 April 1915

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44 (6 April 1916).

Mention in Despatches


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

FateDischarged 4 December 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


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

Croix de Guerre (France)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 191
Date: 12 December 1918

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Distinguished Service Order, Croix de Guerre, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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