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Alexander Stanley BERGMEIER

Regimental number1843
Place of birthBass, Victoria
Other NamesBERGWEIR
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMrs. Annie Morgan, 69 Grey Street, East Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Henry H. Bergmeier, St. Helier, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 16 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918
Medals

Military Medal

'At ZONNEBEKE on the night 10th/11th October, 1917, Lance Corporal BERGMEIER at very great personal risk exposed himself under exceedingly heavy shell fire to dress and bandage several wounded men, and did not leave them until all had been removed to the R.A.P. This occurred during an exceptionally heavy artillery fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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