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Reginald John Albert TRAVERS

Date of birth21 April 1888
Place of birthGlen Innes New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDraughtsman
AddressNetaba, Binelong Street, Neutral Bay, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs D Travers, Netaba, Binelong Street, Neutral Bay, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name4th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Promotions

Lieutenant Colonel


Unit: 26th Battalion
Promotion date: 29 November 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


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

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

Mention in Despatches


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

FateReturned to Australia 13 October 1918
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 129
Date: 21 September 1916

Bar to DSO


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order and Bar, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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