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Regimental number424
Place of birthBedford England
ReligionChurch of England
Address7 Vernon Street, Neasdon, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinBrother, William Brockett, 7 Vernon Street, Neasdon, England
Enlistment date3 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

'Has rendered invaluable service in capacity of Pioneer Sergeant, and during the YPRES operations of October 1917, he erected wherever possible crosses on the graves of those who had fallen, often at considerable personal risk. This N.C.O. has done good work since GALLIPOLI.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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