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Ormond Frederick METCHER

Regimental number2
Place of birthWindsor Victoria
ReligionProtestant
OccupationPlanter
Address5 Gotch Street, Northcote South, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMrs W Metcher, 5 Gotch Street, Northcote South, Victoria
Previous military service19th Signal Troop Army Engineers
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name1st Signal Troop (1st Light Horse Brigade)
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Signal Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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