The AIF Project

George Edward CONLEY

Regimental number3910
Place of birthTasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKing Island, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs H E House, Currie Harbor, King Island, Tasmania
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal (awarded Military Medal)

'Marked coolness, gallantry and devotion to duty, also valuable railway construction work. (East of Ypres)'
Recommendation date: 21 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

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