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Harry A Shyre TRESEDER

Regimental number9325
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGlass silverer
Address31 Poulding Street, Drummoyne, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Charles James Treseder, 31 Poulding Street, Drummoyne, New South Wales
Previous military service5th Australian Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date2 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameDermatological Hospital Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/69/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 16 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919

Military Medal

'These men [TRESEDER, 9324 W SWADLING, 5492 V.D. WALTON] on the 2nd September in the neighbourhood of PERONNE, carried wounded throughout the whole day through heavy machine gun and shell fire from R.A.P. to Relay Posts. They also voluntarily carried many cases to R.A.P. from PERONNE itself under heavy fire. On the night September 3rd/4th they carried continuously under heavy H.E. and Gas Shell fire. Their work for the whole period was characterised by the greatest self sacrifice and courage.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
Date: 10 October 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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