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Regimental number3950
Place of birthEverton Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address380 Annandale Street, Annadale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Welsh, Palmerston PO, Palmerston, Victoria
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2950
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 September 1916

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry during our bombing attack on MUNSTER ALLEY sough of BAPAUME Road on 7th August, 1916, in that he covered the party building a block near the head of the trench.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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