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Walter Davies PRICE

Place of birthMitcham South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationAccountant
AddressRailway Terrace, Hawthorn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ann Elizabeth Price, Railway Terrace, Hawthorn, South Australia
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name43rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 July 1917
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during a raid on the enemy's trenches. Although severely wounded, he re-organized parties and led them into the enemy's trenches, where he continued to direct opeations.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133
Date: 21 July 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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