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Andrew CARRUTHERS

Regimental number4009
Place of birthBurntisland Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressPark Avenue, Helensburgh, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinBrother, C Carruthers, Park Avenue, Helensburgh, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Field Ambulance, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A65 Clan Mcewen on 30 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Headquarters
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Initiative and courage in rescue work under fire. Fine example of devotion to duty. (Bullecourt 5 May 1917).
Recommendation date: 14 May 1917

FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 July 1957
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium

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