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Kenneth Walter Charles McENTYRE

Regimental number3412
Place of birthBourke New South Wales
OccupationWheat buyer
AddressFederal Hotel, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinSister, Mrs C J McEntyre, Hawkesview, Albury, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 22 December 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A43 Forty Three on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Recommendation date: 27 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For marked and consistent gallantry, ability and devotion to duty during the period 25 February 1918 to 16 September 1918. In handling the supply of ammunition he has behaved in a most exemplary manner. His courage and cool determination in overcoming obstacles in the course of carrying out his duties under heavy shell fire have always set a most excellent example to the men under his charge.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 135
Date: 11 December 1919

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