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Reginald John PERRY

Regimental number4466
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressEast Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J Perry, Tenambit, via East Maitland, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

MSM


Recommendation date: 6 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'For constant devotion to duty during the period 16th/17th September, 1918, to 11th November, 1918. Twice this N.C.O. has been buried by shells and has shown great courage in assisting his comrades to safety. His work as Orderly Room Sergeant has been exemplary and his cheerfulness and courage have acted as a stimulus to all with whom he came in contact.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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