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Harold John TREWAVIS

Regimental number19567
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBookkeeper
AddressBridge Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, J Trewavis, 229 Bridge Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date23 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Division Artillery Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'During the period, 25th February 1918 to Night 16th/17th September 1918, Sergeant TREWAVIS has occupied the position of Staff Captain's Stenographer on this Divisional Artillery Headquarters. His work has always been of the highest order, and his energy and ability have been of the utmost value to the administration of this Divisional Artillery during the recent offensive operations.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: 19566 Gunner Charles Stanley TREWAVIS, 3rd Division Artillery, returned to Australia, 12 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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