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Norman BUNN

Regimental number20
Place of birthBirmingham England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressChilders PO, Childers, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Bunn, Charley Wood, Hertfordshire, England
Enlistment date28 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/16/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Recommendation date: "3-4 July 1918"

FateReturned to Australia 12 August 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when in charge of four machine guns during an attack. He behaved with great coolness under heavy fire and on arrival at the objective he personally sited his own guns and three captured guns. Throughout the operation he worked his guns with great skill, and set a fine example of courage and devotion to duty.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Date: 12 February 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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