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Regimental number1866
Place of birthManchester England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, T Oldham, 24 Clyde Road, Warwick Road, Old Trafford, Manchester, England
Enlistment date9 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal (Altered from Distinguished Conduct Medal)

'Conspicuoius gallantry in rescuing wounded at Pozieres.'
Recommendation date: 25 August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Date of death21 August 1963
Place of burialCheltenham Memorial Park Cemetery

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