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Reginald Francis McCRORY

Regimental number3204
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
Address144 Reservoir Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs E McCrory, 144 Reservoir Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Refers 18 April 1918.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and consistent devotion to duty. He has been a stretcher bearer with the battalion since its arrival in France. On 1 October 1918, he carried wounded from the open into the Hindenburg Line under very heavy shell fire. Later, he worked continuously, attending to the wounded at great personal risk.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 42
Date: 20 May 1920

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Distinguished Conduct Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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