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Albert Victor CALDWELL

Regimental number5307
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressMurphy Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Thomas Caldwell, Murphy Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date21 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal (Altered to Military Medal)


Work at Framerville on 11 August 1918.
Recommendation date: 15 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 7 February 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: 162 Pte Arthur Joshua Stevenson CALDWELL MM, 21st Bn, killed in action, 13 March 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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