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Regimental number45
Address3 Coventry Place, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMrs Elizabeth Millar, 4 Kilnside Road, Paisley, Scotland
Enlistment date13 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentWarrant Officer
Unit name23rd Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

*'Work at Passchendaele in September-October 1917.'
Recommendation date: "1 October 1917

Military Cross*

Recommendation date: 4 March 1918

Mention in Despatches

Recommendation date: Unspecified"

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
Date: 24 October 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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