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Richard TAMBLING

Regimental number1704
Date of birth--/06/1895
Place of birthWarwick Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressPratten, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Alfred Tambling, Pratten via Warwick, Queensland
Enlistment date19 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF49
Promotion date: 5 April 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
Date: 24 October 1918

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

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