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Henry TODD

Regimental number7061
Place of birthQueens County Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGardener
AddressMordialloc, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Todd, Noble Park, Victoria
Enlistment date21 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'During the attack on BROODSEINDE RIDGE east of YPRES on 4th October, 1917, Pte. TODD did splendid work as a Stretcher Bearer. When he was wounded and unable to carry on he still carried on organisation of Stretcher Bearer parties out of prisoners and dressing the wounded. His courage and devotion to duty saved many lives.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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