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Thomas BRADSHAW

Regimental number60
Place of birthBarrow-In-Furness England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressLancashire, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, William Bradshaw, 60 Strand, Barrow in Furness, Lancashire, England
Enlistment date27 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameMining Corps 1, Company 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Tunnelling Company
FateDischarged 26 March 1919
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For great gallantry and devotion to duty during the period 20 September to 11 November, 1918, during the advance from Bony to Avesnes. When in charge of parties detailed for forward roads and bridges, he successfully effected repairs under fire. Later, when in charge of parties detailed to search for and unload mines in the Rusigny-Bohain area, he personally unloaded several mines.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 42
Date: 20 May 1920

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