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Henry Arthur STUBBS

Regimental number7437
Place of birthMirboo North Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressFremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel Margaret Stubbs, Fifth Avenue, Chester Park Beaconsfield Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name16th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For gallant conduct devotion to duty and fine leadership on the morning of 18 September, 1918, during an attack on Le Verguier. Though early wounded, he continued in command of his platoon. During the advance, he rushed a machine gun post, and succeeded in capturing the gun, killing two of the crew, and taking the remaining six prisoners.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 35
Date: 15 April 1920

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