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Joseph Richard PASCOE

Regimental number2535
Place of birthMaryborough Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressMaryborough, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs O J Pascoe, Church Street, Carisbrook, Victoria
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 7 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF46
Promotion date: 4 January 1919

Lieutenant


Unit: INF46
Promotion date: 4 April 1919

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


'Work near Hamel on 8 August 1918.'
Recommendation date: 11 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. In the advance this N.C.O. in command of a platton, pushed his Lewis gun forward to a commanding position, and under cover of is fire made good his attack. Later, he crept forward with two men throught a wood, capturing two men and a machine gun and killing two. His leading and control of his platoon were admirable.
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 36
Date: 14 March 1919

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