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Samuel Ernest McKINDLEY

Regimental number6054
Place of birthBarkers Creek Victoria
AddressBarker's Creek, Castlemaine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Mr C McKindley, Barker's Creek, Castlemaine, Victoria
Enlistment date18 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal (Mention in Corps Orders awarded)

'great courage and exceptional resources as signaller and runner.' (Near Ypres 4-5 October 1917)
Recommendation date: "10 October 1917

Military Medal (No award)

'great courage and devotion to duty as signaller, showing exceptional resource.' ( Near Ypres 4-5 October 1917).
Recommendation date: 13 October 1917"

FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918

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