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William CARLIN

Regimental number199
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressArtillery Barracks, Queenscliff, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Garlin, Hamilton PO, Hamilton, Victoria
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date7 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Recommendation date: 6 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

''For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He has performed good and valuable work throughout, particularly during operations, when he acted as a linesman.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 July 1952
Age at death64
Place of burialHawkesdale Cemetery, Victoria

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