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Regimental number1391
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Matilda McCabe, Bungaree, Vic,
Enlistment date17 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Recommendation date: 9 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. The valuable services rendered by this trustworthy warrant officer have been an example to all the battalion, distinguished, as they have been, by high courage in action. Self sacrificing devotion to duty, and unremitting care for the well being of the men of his company.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 4 March 1919

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