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Roy James MUNRO

Regimental number3108
Place of birthDubbo New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHotel manager
AddressPark Hotel, George Street, Bathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Munro, Park Hotel, George Street, Bathurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Recommendation date: 15 May 1917

FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He was the only man left of a gun team, and, although wounded, he remained at his post and was mainly responsible for smashing the enemy's first wave. His conduct was magnificent.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

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