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Geoffrey RENDLE

Regimental number46
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Chrisse Grace Rendle, 'Azawa', Grove Street, Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date28 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1 Australian General Hospital (November 1914)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A55 Kyarra on 21 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 4 November 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Military Medal

'During the First Australian Divisional Offensive on 23rd August, 1918, whilst in charge of Stretcher Bearers on No. 3 Ambulance Field Ambulance attached to 12th Australian Infantry Battalion he showed great initiative in organising his squads and evacuating wounded throughout the whole action. On 23th August, 1918, when the Regimental Aid Post of the 12th Australian Infantry Battalion was subjected to heavy shell fire, one shell bursting on it and wounding many men there, he showed great coolness and initiative organising his squads and affecting a rapid clearance.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Date of death12 June 1969

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