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Edward Alfred Hall RANDALL

Place of birthPyramid Hill Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrical engineer
AddressEngineer's Branch, G P O Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, A D Randall, Weeweerup, Victoria
Previous military service41st Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column (Sept-Oct 1914)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollSea Transport
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


'Constant good work & devotion to duty at Pozieres.'
Recommendation date: 10 September 1916

Mention in Despatches


'Consistent good work & devotion to duty at Pozieres.'
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette, Second Supplement, 2 January 1917; 'Commonwealth Gazette', 29 June 1917. Awarded a second MID: promulgated, 'London Gazette', 7 April 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette', 28 May 1918.
Recommendation date: 6 October 1916

DSO


'Work from 3 November 1917 to 24 February 1918.'
Recommendation date: 8 March 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

Mention in Despatches


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

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174
Date: 7 November 1918

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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