The AIF Project

William STOREY

Regimental number64
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarrier
Address87 Bay Street, Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinHenry Storey, 87 Bay Street, Brighton, Victoria
Previous military service28th Australian Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A27 Southern on 23 September 1914
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29845 (1 December 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62 (19 April 1919)

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

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. He repeatedly led sand-carts backwards and forwards under very heavy fire, displaying great courage and determination.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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