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Ernest George RADFORD

Date of birth18 February 1889
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationInsurance Manager
AddressRonston House, Valentine Road, Ilford, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, H G Radford, Ronston House, Valentine Road, Ilford, England
Enlistment date27 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name25th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion


Unit: 4th Machine Gun Battalion
Promotion date: 5 August 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Recommendation date: 17 September 1916

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 9 August 1919

Distinguished Service Order

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

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