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Regimental number2231
Place of birthBeaudesert Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
AddressMaxwellton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Edith Quartermaine, Beaudesert, Queensland
Enlistment date24 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919

Military Medal

'Great devotion to duty during attack on 12th October, 1917, along YPRES ROULERS Railway, immediately after which he returned and acted as guide to relief party, the whole time being under heavy shell fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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