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Norman Alexander Roy McINTYRE

Regimental number5725
Place of birthOxley New South Wales
AddressMarket Street, Balranald, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs A McIntyre, Market Street, Balranald, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'Work at Strazeele and during the August to September 1918 operations.'
Recommendation date: 21 September 1918

Meritorious Service Medal

'Work at Hazebrouck in April 1918 and near Villers Bretonneux in August 1918.'
Recommendation date: 27 September 1918

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 6 December 1918"

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Military Medal

'For consistent and valorous service for the past six months. During the period in the STRAZEELE Sector, this N.C.O. showed great initiative in leading patrols and in a minor operation led his Section with skill and daring against the enemy positions. During the recent operations this N.C.O. was a member of a patrol which was fired on by enemy machine guns and forced to withdraw. One of the patrol being badly wounded, this N.C.O. returned and carried the wounded man back to our lines on his back while still under heavy machine gun fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 75
Date: 17 June 1919

Family/military connectionsBrothers: 483 Corporal Ernest McINTYRE, 10th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 8 October 1919; 5726 Pte John Allan McINTYRE, 7th Bn, died of wounds, 5 October 1917; 1915 Driver Thomas Henry McINTYRE, 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 25 March 1919.
Date of death22 September 1969
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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