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Athol Muir TEARE

Regimental number5468
Place of birthRichmond Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
AddressDrayton, South Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Mr J C Teare, Bennie Teare Co., Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Although wounded he remained at duty, and by his magnificent personal example inspired his company under the most trying conditions.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133
Date: 21 August 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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