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Regimental number149
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBank clerk
AddressTarilta, 62 Victoria Road, Auburn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinTarilta, 62 Victoria Road, Auburn, Victoria
Enlistment date18 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name14th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll

Military Cross

'For conspicuous allantry during an attack. Under most difficult conditions he led his company splendidly, taking his objective and capturing many machine guns and over 200 prisoners. His brilliant success enabled the following battalion to come through, and was largely due to his personal courage and leadership.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 4 March 1919

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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