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Kenneth John CREBERT

Regimental number7505
Place of birthMayfield New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationEngineer
AddressKerr Street, Mayfield, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Joseph Crebert, Kerr Street, Mayfield, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military service39th Field Company Army Engineers
Enlistment date28 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 1, Reinforcement 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Makarini on 1 April 1916
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 4 October 1917

Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Medals

Military Medal

'At WESTHOEK RIDGE on 1st October, 1917, for great gallantry and devotion to duty. Private CREBERT went out and repaired the lines and maintained communications despite the heavy barrage. He showed great coolness and absolute disregard for his personal safety. His bravery was inspiring to all his comrades.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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