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Reginald McKISSOCK

Regimental number2075
Enlistment dateNO ENTRY
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal (Altered from Distinguished Conduct Medal)

Refers 12-13 June 1916.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1918

Military Medal

'Near Le Bridoux - night 12/13 June. Pte McKissock is one of the original men of the Battalion and has been Stretcher Bearer right through. Like the rest of the party he volunteered for the raid. He has done exceptionally good work right through the Peninsula and since arriving in France, on many occasions bringing men in under heavy fire. During the raid he rendered aid to the mat-men, took an unwilling prisoner back to our lines, and then returned with Ptes Ward and Hutson, got Pte McKenzie who was seriously wounded, back to our lines.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 176
Date: 30 November 1916

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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