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Kenneth Malcolm Grant McINTYRE

Regimental number1115
Place of birthPerth Western Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPainter
Address198 Addis Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, James E McIntyre, 198 Addis Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Enlistment date28 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name28th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 16 October 1918

FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Medals

Military Cross

'He showed great dash and fearlessness during the attack on the Beaurevoir Line, on 3rd October 1918. A strong point, containing three machine guns and crews, offered a stubborn resistance, and without hesitation he rushed it, and with his revolver killed two enemy officers and forced the remaining garrison to surrender.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 10
Date: 29 January 1920

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

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