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Colombus Leigh PRICE

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAgent
AddressGeelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMrs M. Price, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in 29th Australian Light Horse; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date18 November 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette, Third Supplement, No. 29632 (21 June 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 129 (21 September 1916).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement No. 30169 (6 July 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174 (11 October 1917).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31728 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133 (1 April 1920).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 30
Date: 25 March 1920

Other detailsMedals: Order of the British Empire, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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