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William Campbell SAWERS

Date of birth10 March 1886
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMrs Elizabeth Sawers, c/o Bank of Australasia, Melbourne
Enlistment date12 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameAustralian Stationary Hospital 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/71/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A55 Kyarra on 14 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corp
Promotions

Major


Unit: Staff 5th Division
Promotion date: 14 November 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateDemobilised 23 July 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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