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Regimental number3687
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
OccupationBilliard marker
AddressAlexandria, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinSister, Mrs M Davis, 54 McEvoy Street, Alexandria, New South Wales
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
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919

Military Medal

'Third man acted as a Battalion runner during the operations north wet of POZIERES 29th/30th August, 1916. He worked for 48 hours without rest and was continually exposed to the greatest danger from shell fire and snipers. His courage and devotion to duty are very highly recommended.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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

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