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Francis Roy Bulla MYERS

Regimental number2082
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressMyalla, Alt Street, Haberfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Mrs F Winspead, Myalla, Alt Street, Haberfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateDischarged 6 March 1918
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. After his officer had been wounded he held the first line of the captured enemy's trenches for some seven hours, in spite of repeated attacks by bombers and riflemen. He showed the greatest courage throughout the whole fight.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished conduct Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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