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George Stanley McILROY

Regimental number571
Place of birthSt Arnaud Victoria
Other NamesMC
Address227 Bank Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Clara McIlroy, 227 Bank Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date23 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name24th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

'For conspicuous ability and gallantry as a Company Commander throughout the operations in France from 26 March 1916.' (Pozieres)
Recommendation date: 15 September 1916

FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1917

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

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

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