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Thomas Gerald MULLANE

Regimental number4008
Place of birthAuburn Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrocer
Address29 Invermay Grove, Auburn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, P J Mullane, 29 Invermay Grove, Auburn, Victoria
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Recommendation date: "17 and 29 August 1918"

FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty on 9 August 1918, near Vanvillers, in leading a charge against a machine gun post, which was causing heavy casualties. After capturing the post he rallied a few men and cleared the trench to his flank for several hundred yards. He continued his untiring efforts the next two days, and set a fine example to his comrades.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

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