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Joseph Leonard COLMAN

Place of birthWaverley New South Wales
OccupationManufacturer's agent
Address'Hilltop', Dally Street, Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Geo Colman, 'Hilltop', Dally Street, Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 October 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameArmy Service Corps 20, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/106/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 27 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Train
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (awarded Member of the Order of the British Empire)


Recommendation date: 24 March 1918

Chevalier, Crown of Roumania


Recommendation date: 6 January 1919

Mention in Despatches


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

FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Medals

Chevalier (Roumania)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 10
Date: 29 January 1920

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 91
Date: 23 July 1919

Other detailsMedals: Chevalier (Roumania), Order of the British Empire,1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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