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Harold William Hastings SEAGER

Place of birthInglewood Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank teller
AddressBank of Australasia, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alexandrina Seager, C/ Scholastic Agency, Royal Ex., Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name10th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He rendered valuable service while in command of a rescue company. He attacked with the utmost skill and determination, thereby relieving the pressure at a very critical time. He set a fine example of courage and coolness throughout.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 January 1976

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