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James Montagu Christian CORLETTE

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSurveyor
AddressCalypso Avenue, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs F E Corlette, Calypso Avenue, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service39th Field Company Army Engineers
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain (Honorary Major)
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44 (6 April 1916).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

Mention in Despatches


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

FateReturned to Australia 10 May 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Legion D'Honneur : Croix de Chevalier (France)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 191
Date: 12 December 1918

CMG


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, Legion D'Honneur : Croix de Chevalier (France), CMG, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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