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Philip Aubrey MEDHURST

Regimental number2020
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrician
AddressSandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, F W Medhurst, Beach Road, Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 44 (6 April 1916).

FateReturned to Australia 29 October 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Cross of Karageorge - 2nd Class (with swords) (Serbia)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, Cross of Karageorge, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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