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Robert Stewart REID

Date of birth8 August 1882
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMining engineer
AddressFolkestone, Falcon Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Reid, Folkstone Falcon Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name18th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Engineers
Promotions

Major


Unit: 2nd Division engineers
Promotion date: 5 April 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

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' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

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

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