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Leslie Charles Andrew CRAIG

Regimental number1678
Date of birth--/07/1894
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationWarehouseman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Lydia Craig, 47 Neil Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date6 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Company Sergeant Major
Unit name21st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Infantry Brigade Headquarters
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF46
Promotion date: 12 MAR 1916 20 AUG 1916

Lieutenant


Unit: INF46

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 20 September 1917

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 30 September 1918

Military Cross


Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

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 gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
Date: 24 October 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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