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Norman Henry OGILVIE

Regimental number1022
Place of birthBowna New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBowna via Albury, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Henry Patrick Ogilvie, Bowna via Albury, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


London Gazette 3 June 1916.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'During the period from 16-17 September, 1918, to the cessation of hostilities, he has shown consistent courage and determination to accomplish any task allotted to him. On 17 October, whilst his battalion was in action west of St Souplet, an enemy shell killed one gunner and wounded others of his detachment. Although himself wounded, he, with another man, maintained the gun in action.'.
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 42
Date: 20 May 1920

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

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