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Gilbert Langdon McINTYRE

Date of birth15 July 1876
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
Other NamesMC
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAccountant
AddressMurray Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinFather, John McIntyre, Murray Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military service26th A L H
Enlistment date9 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentLTE
Unit name40th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Rollnig
Promotions

Lieutenant


Unit: 40th Battalion
Promotion date: 1 May 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 12 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 28 August 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)40th Bn
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty at Clery, on 29th-30th August 1918. His company met with stiff opposition; several strong points were rushed, garrisons and machine guns being captured. Out of the main post the assaulting troops captured the commandant of Clery, with 59 prisoners and two machine guns. He was always in the thick of the fighting.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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