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John SARGOOD

Regimental number435
Place of birthIpswich, Queensland
Other NamesJames
ReligionProtestant
OccupationLabourer
AddressEast Street, Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 6"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ada Sargood, 7 Darley Road, Manly, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 August 1914
Place of enlistmentIpswich, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollRSM
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry during operations. He passed 3 times through a heavy barrage bringing up companies to the front line. He set a fine example to those around him.'
Source: 'London Gazette'
Date: 20 October 1916

Discharge date12 July 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 September 1952
Place of burialSouth Brisbane Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, SARGOOD John

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