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William James CHRISTIE

Date of birth13 June 1896
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
Address'Kanawangan', Wellesley Road, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Christie, 'Kanawangan', Wellesley Road, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceR M College
Enlistment date1 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Artillery
Promotions

Major


Unit: 1st Division artillery
Promotion date: 12 January 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).
Recommendation date: 8 March 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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