Herbert John Harris TOZER

Regimental number1886
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Edgar Tozer, 88 Carr Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date8 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentProvisional Corporal
Unit name28th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 August 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 176
Date: 30 November 1916

Military Cross

'When the advance south of Peronne, on 29th August 1918, was held up at the Somme Canal, he went forward, and at great personal risk made a daring reconnaissance of the bridges over the canal. Despite the fact that he was continually fired on by snipers, he completed his task, gaining valuable information.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

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