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George WEBSTER

Regimental number2818
Place of birthEnfield England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationElectrician
Addressc/o Nisbet, Maitland Street, South Cessnock, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinAgnes Robertson Nisbet, Maitland Street, South Cessnock, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentCQMS
Unit name7th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 30 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division ENGRS HDQRS
FateReturned to Australia 3 September 1919
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He was detailed with a party to construct communications to a captured position over marshy ground. In spite of heavy and continuous barrage fire, he accomplished his task with great skill in the most difficult circumstances. He did excellent work on many other occasions, and always set his men an inspiring example of coolness and contempt of danger.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

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