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William ANDERSON

Regimental number586
Place of birthEdinburgh Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
Address116 St Leonard Avenue, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Anderson, 116 St Leonard Avenue, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date12 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name28th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Fine example of courage and coolness to Platoon, and skill in handling is command. (Pozieres).
Recommendation date: 16 August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1917
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

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