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Frederick James PERRY

Regimental number645
Place of birthMalmsbury Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressJaniember East, via Inglewood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, C W Perry, Janiember East, via Inglewood, Victoria
Enlistment date15 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Recommendation date: 1 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty as patrol leader during a period of several months. He has always shown great courage and initiative at his work, and has frequently obtained valuable information.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 137
Date: 30 August 1918

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