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William Chas. McCORMICK

Regimental number1702
Place of birthBealiba Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressState Savings Bank, Rae Street, Colac, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Wm. Robinson McCormick, 'Tyton', Curral Road, Elsternwick, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date7 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name22nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


'For most valuable work as messenger during the two actions at Pozieres, showing consistent devotion to duty and gallantry under fire.'
Recommendation date: 9 August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*second given name is Charles

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