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Christopher UNDERY

Regimental number254
Place of birthLismore New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWardell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Ralph Undery, Wardell, Richmond River, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll254A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919

Military Medal

'At BELLICOURT on the 29th September 1918 this man was a No. 1 Lewis Gunner. He showed splendid initiative and bravery in repeatedly manoeuvering his gun into positions favourable for covering fire, thus materially assisting the advance of his company. HIS work throughout the whole three days during which the Battalion was engaged in these operations was splendid.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 135
Date: 11 December 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 May 1959
Place of burialWardell Cemetery, New South Wales

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