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Malcolm John McGHIE

Place of birthGympie Queensland
Other NamesMC
AddressWickhan Street, Gympie, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Elizabeth McGhie, Wickhan Street, Gympie, Queensland
Enlistment date20 May 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name15th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Rollnig
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Recommendation date: "Unspecified

Bar to Military Cross

Recommendation date: 8 April 1918"

FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)4th Divisional Train

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry. When the enemy counter attacked he led a few of his bombers behind them the result being the surrender of many of them. On other occasions he has done fine work under fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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