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Joseph Marshall RAMSAY

Regimental number940
ReligionMethodist
OccupationStockman
AddressSpringbrook, South Coast Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinBrother, James Ramsay, Springbrook, South Coast Line, Queensland
Enlistment date5 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

MSM


Recommendation date: 31 January 1919

Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'For consistent good service and devotion to duty throughout the period 16th/17th September 1918 to 11th November 1918. During the above period which included the strenuous operations against the HINDENBURG LINE, Driver RAMSAY was in charge of a wagon carrying supplies and rations from the wagon lines to the Battery position. In the performance of these duties he displayed cool courage, marked determination and resource and his services were of much value to his Unit.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 135
Date: 11 December 1919

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