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Eric Clark CRIBB

Regimental number2602
Date of birth12 May 1894
ReligionCongregational
OccupationStudent
AddressIpswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Elizabeth Cribb, Ipswich, Queensland
Enlistment date14 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate (Nurse)
Unit name4th Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from on board HMAT A30 Borda on 16 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollComissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Company Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in laying a duckboard track for 800 yards, including 100 yards over very swampy ground, although the route was constantly shelled by heavy guns directed by low flying aeroplanes.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 150
Date: 24 September 1918

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