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George Lockhart Narin McINNES

Regimental number4709
Place of birthQueanbeyan New South Wales
Other NamesMM
OccupationShearing contractor and coachsmith
AddressKowen, Queanbeyan, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinMother, Mrs S McInnes, Kowen, Queanbeyan, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 13 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'Work near Rainecourt on 9 August 1918.'
Recommendation date: 14 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)18th Bn

Military Medal

'This man was a Company runner. During the operation near RAINECOURT on the afternoon of 9th August 1918 he repeatedly carried messages under a very heavy machine gun and rifle fire. He went twice back to Battalion Headquarters and at least 800 yards of this journey was under very heavy machine gun and rifle fire, showing great bravery at a critical period.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 75
Date: 17 June 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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