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Allan Edward McHUGH

Regimental number386
Place of birthQuorn South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
AddressHope Town, Quorn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs E McHugh, Hope Town, Quorn, South Australia
Enlistment date22 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Machine Gun Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


'Devotion to duty and consistent good work in the field. Has been in all the operations connected with 7 Brigade since arrival in France.'
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).
Recommendation date: 3 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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