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Nelson Thomas SCRIVENER

Regimental number438
Date of birth--/05/1891
Place of birthIpswich England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressThe Terrace, North Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMr J C Scrivener, 148 Woodhouse Street, Ipswich Suffolk, England
Enlistment date19 August 1914
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
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF9
Promotion date: 5 August 1916


Unit: INF9
Promotion date: 16 December 1916

FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He carried out two valuable patrols, and eventually established a strong point about 150 yards in front of the front line. He set a fine example to his men.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133
Date: 21 August 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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