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Cecil Roy STUBBS

Regimental number8478
Place of birthPyrmont New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address153 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, T A Stubbs, 153 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameArmy Service Corps 20, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/106/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 27 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal RollNo 10 Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'As Transport Sergeant, his duties have been carried out with exceptional ability, and marked courage, and his fine example as a leader has inspired his men with confidence and courage in prolonged and arduous duties, often in danger, and during a long and rigorous winter on the SOMME front.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 April 1975
Place of burialEastern Suburbs Memorial Park Cemetery

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