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Reginald WEBB

Regimental number44
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDraughtsman
AddressHavelock Street, Mayfield, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Webb, Havelock Street, Mayfield, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military service16th Aust Infantry
Enlistment date10 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Machine Gun Company
FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When a large ammunition dump caught fire, he moved many wounded men away to safety, thereby saving their lives.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 116
Date: 25 July 1917

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