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Robert Stocks * SCARR

Date of birth1 September 1892
Other NamesSCARR, Robert Stocker~
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHardware business
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs J S Scarr, c/o J H Scarr, Elizabeth Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military service41st Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 32
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
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Unit: 3rd Division Artillery
Promotion date: 16 September 1917

Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He kept his guns in action under continual heavy shell fire, although suffering heavily in men and equipment. The successful results achieved by his men were largely due to the determination he displayed in overcoming all difficulties.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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