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William John CARROLL

Regimental number4366
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSheep farmer
Address'Westella', Carrington Road, Waverley
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, James Carroll, 'Westella', Carrington Road, Waverley
Enlistment date6 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNo 3 Australian General Hospital
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/67/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 15 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Ambulance
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 23 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 4 January 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'On and about 12th October, 1917, East of YPRES, this man acted as Stretcher Bearer during the operations. He carried on his work cheerfully and uncomplainingly under heavy fire and under the most distressing weather conditions. The other members of his squad were killed or wounded but he kept on working heedless of discomfort or fatigue. he set a fine example of courage and endurance to his comrades.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

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

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