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Ambrose Augustine WOODS

Regimental number1102
Place of birthSnug River, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
Addressc/o Mrs C Woods, Snug River, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Woods, Snug River, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date19 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Mary Jane WOODS. Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance.

Military Medal

'Was conspicuous by his good work on night of 1st/2nd February, 1917, in action north east of UEUDECOURT. He volunteered to assist in carrying bombs and ammunition to the captured enemy trench, through heavy enemy artillery barrage and afterwards assisted stretcher bearers in carrying wounded under heavy fire. His conduct was most admirable and exemplary. He has been previously noticed for gallant behaviour.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133
Date: 21 August 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 April 1924
Age at death38
Place of burialSnug Cemetery, Tasmania

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