Christopher Joseph O'DEA

Regimental number2407
Place of birthTerowie South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLoco cleaner
AddressParnaroo, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Martin O'Dea, Parnaroo, South Australia
Enlistment date22 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'For conspicuous bravery in action at Malt Trench near Warlencourt as a bomb carrier.'
Recommendation date: 11 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 140
Date: 27 August 1917