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Arthur John A'COURT

Regimental number3226
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFitter
Address...
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs A A'Court, 72 Lower Richmond Road, England
Enlistment date10 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Ambulance
Promotions

Major

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 15 April 1917

FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'During the operations in front of REINCOURT during morning April 10th and April 11th, 1917 this man did fine work in helping build a R.A.P. and dressing the whole time of operations till ordered to leave late in evening on 11th April 1917. His work on 11th April, 1917 was all the finer as he was absolutely knocked up from overwork and loss of sleep. He has been mentioned in despatches two or three times before for his fine work the last occasion being for work North West of GUEDECOURT, February 4th to 6th.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 140
Date: 27 August 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 March 1968
Age at death81
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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